Monthly Archives: May 2014

Brain Structure and Function Compromised by Screen Time

  Brain Structure and Function Compromised by Screen Time Matters of Great Consequence: Gray Matter, White Matter and Technology at the helm of “education” and labor. Whether constructing a house, a highway, a Constitution, or a brain, one must pay … Continue reading

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Jubilee or Captivity? You decide.

Jubilee or Captivity? You decide. “Consecrate the fiftieth year and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you; each one of you is to return to his family ….” Leviticus 25:10  In … Continue reading

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Why “College and Career Ready” Nationalized “Standards”? Babel meets the Borg.

Why “College and Career Ready” Nationalized “Standards”? Babel meets the Borg. Why is it propagated to be sooooooo important that there be Nationalized Education Common “standards”? What’s behind the push for all states to implement the same standards, verified by … Continue reading

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Cut and Paste, The Curate’s Awakening, and The Nature of “Work”

Cut and Paste, The Curate’s Awakening, and The Nature of “Work” “We are trying to make, not the Ten Commandments, But humanitarianism work—and it is not working.” The utilitarian energumen, with his emphasis on “outer working,” moves further and further … Continue reading

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Sherlock Returns in The Case of Wilson, The Notorious Canary Trainer: Manipulating the Masses

Sherlock Returns in The Case of Wilson, The Notorious Canary Trainer: Manipulating the Masses  “The purpose of a university should be to make a son as unlike his father as possible.” “The University’s Part in Political Life”, March 1909 in … Continue reading

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The Conversation: Empowering Parents, Reclaiming Identities

The Conversation: Empowering Parents, Reclaiming Identities “These words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk … Continue reading

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Lukewarm: No Pilot, No Presence, No Power.

Lukewarm: No Pilot, No Presence, No Power. How the church became lukewarm. “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write:….you are neither cold nor hot: I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are … Continue reading

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