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Left Think, Me Think: Bias and the Failure of Modern Higher Education

The failure of modern higher education is that it wants to teach people what to think, not how to think. **Note: Full disclosure here: I taught for several years at a major American university. Outside of technical courses like computer … Continue reading

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Enemy Within – The Danger of a Single Narrative

A couple days ago, writer David Brooks wrote a piece for the New York Times about the Danger of a Single Story.  By that, he was alluding to the notion developing in recent years about the negative consequences of allowing … Continue reading

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Trump – Equal and Opposite Reactions

So Donald Trump showed up in Chicago last week, where his rally was “shut down” (also this source and this) by the vociferous clamor of protestors.   Is this America or George Orwell’s 1984? Either we all have free speech, … Continue reading

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The Betrayal of Millennials: Patriarchal Principles and Freedom

The Guardian released an article today discussing the 30-year economic and social betrayal dragging down Generation Y’s income. To quote: “The full scale of the financial rout facing millennials is revealed today in exclusive new data that points to a … Continue reading

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Hillary, Kesha, and a Bankrupt Illinois – Victims make Poor Teammates

Accountability is what separates the strong from the weak. Whether that be accountability to oneself, or to those around you. Accountability no less lies at the heart of individualism, for if we trust ourselves to rely on the endeavor of … Continue reading

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Identity Politics, Hilary Clinton, and the Boomerang Effect

The ironic thing about Totalitarians is that eventually the Totalitarianism they are pushing for – i.e. the silencing of dissenting opinion – comes back around to bite them in the butt. I refer to this as the Boomerang Effect. It … Continue reading

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