Wish we could turn back time to the good old days when the mamas sang us to sleep, but now we're stressed out... Stressed Out, Twenty One Pilots Responsibility In these days, we can use our power in every quarter. We readily have information on every subject under the sun. We can make our judgments … Continue reading Simple
Once upon a time, a young girl loved to play with very delicate dishes. Her mother always warned her to be careful. “Make sure you don’t try to lift one that’s too heavy for you. If you do, it will slip and fall onto the hard tile and smash into pieces that will cut you.” … Continue reading Locks
Interesting question: Is education–real education–worth it?
Sometimes in life we need to face difficult truths. If we have been on the wrong side of an issue, we need to be open to change, and open to declaring an “about-face.” Even if it hurts!
And so, after thirty years of teaching and promoting education, after thirty years of giving largely unsolicited advice to parents about educating their children, after thirty years fighting an uphill battle to help market education for struggling schools that purport to “educate,” I think it is now time to consider a different point of view. Do we really need to educate our children?
Why not just baptize them and give them a good training?
There is no need to pull down the current institutions of learning – our current schools colleges and universities. No need whatsoever, because they have all already abandoned education for at least a century now…that is, they have abandoned…
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Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. –Ray Bradbury ____________ Library Escape You know those days you need to get lost in a forest? Life’s been on you for a couple of busy weeks, and you’re not sure when it’s going to end. You just need to get away, somewhere … Continue reading Library
A sizable galleon cut through the waves with hardly a rise and fall of the bow. The Great Cabin below the poop was high enough to have windows that lightened it on the cloudless day. The crows nest had just reported that land was out of sight. After a long stretch in dry-dock for repairs, … Continue reading The Unexamined Life