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Education vs. indoctrination.

I spent today watching videos (because who really does anything productive on New Years Day, and besides, it was way too cold to go outside). This video made my heart hurt.     In the first section, the late Carl Sagan … Continue reading

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The unholy alliance that is ushering in a new Dark Age.

When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross. –Sinclair Lewis, 1935. This article is going to be dark.  I wasn’t looking forward to writing it, but I must do so. Dark as … Continue reading

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HBO documentary about social class.

“Class Divide” is a fascinating documentary that takes a look at the sharp socioeconomic contrasts in the quickly gentrifying Chelsea neighborhood in New York City between the wealthy students who attend the very expensive Avenues private school and their like-aged … Continue reading

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Psychology should be required for middle and high-school students.

Psychology, when it’s offered at the high school level, is offered as an elective course — which means it’s not required to graduate.    Many, if not most, high schools, don’t even offer Psychology as an option.   It’s only … Continue reading

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Is this an improvement?

Sure, this cartoon is funny, but is also worrisome. If this is true, then we are raising a generation of narcissists. It also shows how little teachers are respected these days.

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