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About Burton Danet

Burton Danet, Ph.D., Chief Executive Connector and Founder, Legacy of A Better Community For All (ABC4All): http://loa.abc4all.net

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Burton N. Danet Yale '60

Founder, The Legacy of A Better Community For All (ABC4All)

A Better Community For All (ABC4All) focuses on the betterment of citizenry and communities via a give-back model of conducting business in the world.  Support is offered for charitable causes worldwide. A healthier water and application of advanced technologies bring the potential for humanitarian relief wherever it is needed throughout the world in emergent/non-emergent situations. Learn more via Danet's profile page


"Voice of Reason:" a Companion for A Better Community For All Mentors?

In his book, "Voice of Reason," author Bryant McGill tells us he is "Speaking to the Great and Good Spirit of Revolution of Mind."


What he could not have known is that, after 15 years of the development of A Better Community For All (ABC4All), it easily could have been that included in the "Great and Good Spirit of Revolution of Mind" he was addressing in writing this book were the minds of ABC4All Mentors. Indeed "Voice of Reason" often articulates what has not necessarily been so explicitly expressed in the many concepts offered by ABC4All. In many instances there is a perception that the author and ABC4All have been on parallel, but consonant tracks. What will happen if those tracks intersect? An intriguing question!



NOTE:  The answer to the question is becoming known as Bryant McGill has graciously donated 2000 copies of "Voice of Reason" to ABC4All Leaders / Mentors!  The review below is the equivalent of a presentation of the concepts of the author's book with examples that have been generated by ABC4All Mentors across the world independently and without awareness of the content of this work!  Thus we are looking forward to what mutual cooperation/collaboration might yield.



Having been added as an Ambassador for Waves of Kindness, Burton Danet's account of a 17-year period of development following retirement from the profession of clinical psychology/psychoanalysis that had lasted for 25 years reflects a cooperative level of kindness perhaps rarely, if ever, seen in this world. Having launched "Partnerships for a Better Community" in the mid 1980s working to raise funds for nonprofits such as Easter Seals, there was a name change to: "A Better Community For All (ABC4All)." ABC4All was instantly born.



In turn, Burt took his "Personal Psychotherapeutic Principles" and adapted them for larger segments of communities and society as a whole. The result? The Principles of ABC4All have both stood the test of time and have proven to provide a backdrop to endless contributions made by many ABC4All Mentors participating with the ABC4All Global Mentoring TEAM Project, having now reached 121 countries. Learning about mentors is a topic shared which clearly states that participation is from the heart without expectations or requirements. Yet "What a Mentor Can Do" has been documented over and over by so many ABC4All Mentors.


A significant referral was the introduction to a scientific team in a Southern California physics laboratory. Here a new type of water had been proven to represent Global Humanitarian Relief (GHR) on multiple fronts without anyone drinking a drop, but when others and Burt began to consume the water unexpected and dramatic "improved health maintenance" quickly set in which, in Burt's case, later was to be recorded as a story of "Rejuvenation" that was published on the website for PBS' "Faces of America."


Through 17 years of development, there were experienced many instances in which persons did not follow through on what they said they would do. This has led to learning through experience not to rely on possibilities or promises but to take a "wait and see" attitude and let those who are serious prove themselves. At the same time, those who show their true colors as not being cooperative as they claim are left behind as the direction becomes to move on to develop a network of "Self-Collecting Angels" who prove themselves to be reliable and trustworthy.


This has led to the creation of partnerships and cooperating programs consonant with the "International Year of Cooperatives" announced by the United Nations. A supreme example of what cooperation and collaboration is all about comes from the ability for ABC4All (without funding) to bring a variety of advanced technologies to the world via ABC4All WorldSolutions™.


The technologies for water, food, shelter, communication and many others are being implemented by the ABC4All Legacy.  The dynamic possibilities include significant savings for many companies across the world as more sustainable technology is introduced. These capabilities have already been scientifically proven, but will repeatedly prove themselves in the practical arena of the reduction of expenses by companies across the world.


A Better Community For All (ABC4All) focuses on the betterment of citizenry and communities via a give-back model of conducting business in the world: “Maximizing Charitable Contributions on and off the Internet.”™ Support is offered for charitable causes worldwide. ABC4AllWorldSolutions!™ provide opportunities to reach unimagined “Health Heights™.” A healthier water and application of advanced technologies bring the potential for humanitarian relief wherever it is needed throughout the world in emergent/non-emergent situations.


The above developments derive to a significant degree from the personal inspiration Burton Danet realized upon having an unexpected and unheard of rejuvenation in health maintenance after the myriad challenges he had been attempting to conquer proved to be a losing battleground for such a long-term crusader of rehabilitation. Thus Burt came to use 2 words to describe his newfound and renewed capabilities: "Rejuvenated Facilitator."  A third word has more recently been suggested, "connector." The evolution and development of ABC4All reflects this personal passion and dedication to bring Global Humanitarian Relief (GHR) to the world as does the published book, "Poised for Global Relief: You Can Cooperate and MAXIMIZE Giving."


In Burt's words,

"I will not be deterred from focusing on assisting the 2 billion people in the world lacking in adequate water, food and shelter."

The dedication he has fostered appears to be stimulating the ability to create cooperation and synergies in the world that could be considered as the "Ultimate Wave of Kindness" if, in fact, those who participate will, indeed, be able to enjoy the benefits of living in the "World of A Better Community For All."