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Do Hard Things in Other Cultures

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We first read the book The World Is Flat by Thomas Friedman back in 2005. In it he contrasts studious, hard-working young people in countries like China and India with complacent American teens. It was one of the things that inspired us to start the Rebelution — “a teenage rebellion against low expectations.” When we hosted a Rebelution conference in Tokyo in 2007, we had to ask the...

The Rebelution in the Philippines

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Alyssa Chua, a 17-year-old rebelutionary from the Philippines, co-authors the blog Godly Ladies in Training with her good friend Christin Alvarez. She has given us permission to post the following essay she wrote entitled ‘Finding the Rebelution’. “Changes ain’t totally pleasant but they’re excellent things,” says Mr. James Harrison in the book Anne of Avonlea...

rebelling against low expectations

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