Daily Archives: November 29, 2016

You Can’t Hear It But I Do

One of the funniest memoirs of a music career is So You Wanna Be A Rock ‘N Roll Star by Jacob Slichter, drummer for Semisonic [1].  According to that memoir, the fate of bands and musicians at MCA Records for … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Paideia Program

The Paideia Program:  An Educational Syllabus:  Essays By The Paideia Group, edited by Mortimer J. Adler Reading this book in many ways is like looking at a road not taken by our public educational system.  Faced with declining academic performance … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Paideia Proposal

The Paideia Proposal:  An Educational Manifesto, by Mortimer J. Adler, On Behalf Of The Members Of The Paideia Group Some years ago I took a standardized test where I was asked to write at some length about the question of … Continue reading

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