The face of education is changing. This has been a theme for me over the past few years. What I think most authors on this subject are missing is that this shift is driven by a powerful confluence of factors, and not merely a comment on the advance of technology or the peculiar study habits … Read more
This is just cool. Nuff said.
More of this is hitting the news. This video gives more details of the education bubble. To me the big question is this, is the free market being prevented from equalizing the student loan debt situation because student loans are not bankruptable? If bankruptcy is the great “do-over” allowing citizens to recover from untenable financial situations … Read more
I’ve been talking about this for about 3 years. I’m glad somebody finally picked it up. The AP reported on a financial bubble in education last week. There have been a slough of stories percolating about this, such as Generation Jobless: Is An Ivy League Diploma Worth It?, and some spinoffs of ridiculous comments made by … Read more
I read something recently that stirred me. It was in a book called The Affluenza Antidote about raising children to be good people in spite of affluence. It said that due to a breakdown of traditional values: Fewer people are … running for public office. That resonated with me. I thought back to the 2008 election. … Read more
Ghandi said I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. What has mainstream Christanity done to be branded as hypocrites?
So, last night I went to a reunion for my high school art class. It wasn’t a reunion for my graduating class or the whole high school, just for an art class that was meaningful to most of us who attended. It wasn’t any special time either (18 years since we were in the class), … Read more
Is shareholder capitalism being replaced by stakeholder and labor preference? Obama seems to think it should.
Okay, so both of my readers (me and my wife) have now made it through that first post. One of us isn’t sure if this fractured approach is a good idea. I mean all these topics are going to be distracting and … well c’mon get to the point already. I’m going with the shotgun … Read more