It’s always a small chuckle when someone comes out with still another version of the old truism, “If you’re not currently filled with anxiety, you’re either not paying attention –
This is a growing cultural tendency I wish we could stop in its tracks. It’s as serious as an out-of-control deficit. Little Children and Already Acting Mean – WSJ.com. Parents
A nice article that confirms what we want to be true. A regrettable reality is that human services workplaces are not loaded with “givers.” They’re there, but not in droves. There
Trigger Warnings Have Spread from Blogs to College Classes. That’s Bad | New Republic. “Trigger warnings” are not just ridiculous, they’re embarrassingly stupid and sad: ignorant of actual human psychology
I remember several conversations in the 70’s about the benefits – and unintended consequences following from the demise – of “smoke-filled rooms” as a crucial mechanism in the political process.
I’m big on humility since, in addition to having lots to be personally humble about, it turns out that being humble is also when the best learning occurs. Right now is a
This made me think of the And Furthermore Club: “what is meant by the ancient term /scholÃ©/, which designates ‘school’ and ‘leisure’ at the same time. It means a refuge
The "And Furthermore Club" was probably in full swing by 1960. It was located around the kitchen table at 5100 Main St. Trumbull. The cast of characters varied, but Barbara