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How the Emperors Lost Their Pants:The Systematic Stripping Away of Principles

How the Emperors Lost Their Pants:The Systematic Stripping Away of Principles “That is why all totalitarian states are distinguished by their utter lack of principle. Only his individual conscience binds man to the Eternal Power that sanctions treaties and enables … Continue reading

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Classical Considerations on “The Classics”

Classical Considerations on “The Classics” “A classic is any book that stays in print.” “A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rule, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It … Continue reading

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The Mouse Trap, the Maze, Mice-Men and the Administrative State

The Mouse Trap, the Maze, Mice-Men and the Administrative State “The invention of the mouse-trap does not date from our days; as soon as societies, in organizing themselves, invented any kind of police, that police, in its turn, invented mouse-traps.”* … Continue reading

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Semiconductors: Doping the Carriers of Change

Semiconductors: Doping the Carriers of Change “Semiconductor materials are useful because their behavior can be easily manipulated by the addition of impurities, known as doping.” When man designs technology, the result is that technology will be used to design man. … Continue reading

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Chartered for Shipwreck: Gilligan’s Myopic Education Reforms

Chartered for Shipwreck: Gilligan’s Myopic Education Reforms “Charter schools are set to replace traditional district schools as the dominant form of public schooling if their growth rates continue for a few decades. Given that charters slightly increase what their charges … Continue reading

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Group Discipline: Marx in the Classroom en Route to Animal Farm

Group Discipline: Marx in the Classroom en Route to Animal Farm “Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.” Walter Lippmann, author of Public Opinion In the trenches of the totalitarian “Isms”, whether it be Marxism, Socialism, Fascism, Despotism, … Continue reading

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Cultural Transmission or Cultural Transformation? Life or Death.

Cultural Transmission or Cultural Transformation? Life or Death. “See, I set before you today life and prosperity, death and destruction. For I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His … Continue reading

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