Daily Archives: June 20, 2014

The World Is Not Enough

From time immemorial, ambition has been both an engine of achievement for individuals and groups of people and also a source of considerable stress and difficulty. As a young man, Abraham Lincoln gave a speech called the Lyceum Speech [1] … Continue reading

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Unconscious Coupling

Recently, actress Gweneth Paltrow became the subject of some ridicule when she wrote about the “conscious uncoupling” that she and estranged husband Chris Martin (lead singer of Coldplay) had undergone. By that, she means that her breakup was not the … Continue reading

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Common Core And The Politics Of Math Education

There is a common illusion, an illusion fostered by those who wish to see mathematics and “hard sciences” as being above the political fray and not subject to withering criticism for political grounds, that some aspects of human study are … Continue reading

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