(A Review of Passion-Driven Education by Connor Boyack) I have seen the future, and it is encapsulated in a new book: Passion-Driven Education by Connor Boyack. It will forever change how you think about your children’s education—and your own. Okay, it doesn’t actually show us the future.... Read More »
“Some Americans are actually using Facebook to choose the President?” —Meme Some articles are deeply serious, others are informational, and still others ask an important question or share valuable history or principles. This one is meant to be fun. But it also has an underlying reality that... Read More »
Loyalties and Addictions Many nations, and the global market as a whole, are moving from the Loyal Economy to an On-Demand Economy. (See Klaus Schwab, The Fourth Industrial Revolution, 2016, 72) This is just what it sounds like. Our societal focus is increasingly on what we want--not what we need,... Read More »
Pendulum Swinging We’ve heard a lot about populism during the election, and we’re going to hear a lot more. Why? Because the elite media is in serious shock. They expected Hillary Clinton’s success, but the rise of both Trump and Sanders has astonished them. Result: they’re writing... Read More »
(Note: In the Internet Age, writing short blog posts usually wins the day. “Nobody wants to read more than 1-2 pages,” the experts say. “Less is more.” I usually try to follow this maxim. But today I’m making an exception. So be forewarned: This article is quite a bit longer than... Read More »
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