‘Steve Jobs: “People Don’t Read Anymore.”‘ The above was a response to a search for “Do people read?” a search based on my belief that fewer people read books. The first set of responses I got were that reading has increased astronomically from 1945 until now that appeared among headers about self publishing reminding me … More Reading
Education Horace at lines 56 to 100 of his 6’th satire of book 1 tells of how his father, a former slave, ensured his mental and moral education.
After I’d put the “Free Tuition” post up I realized that linking minorities to community colleges in the Democrat draft (if U.S. community colleges are like Canada’s and those proliferating private colleges) offensive. …We will make community college free, while ensuring the strength of our historically minority-serving institutions. Achieving these goals depends on state and federal … More Education and Equality
In recent months I’ve noticed virulent criticism of media expressed by Republican candidates for president of the United States and echoed by online comments; so everyone knows that few like the media, or Donald Trump; so say online media. Recently media have referred to Mr. Trump’s willingness to stop accepting new citizens to the U.S.A. … More Media and The American Constitution
Today as I searched out the latest on ISIS I came upon a linked article dated June 11, 2015 that repeats that axiom of recent history “Power Corrupts and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely” expressing a belief that scarcely anyone with a grade eight education would think of challenging: it’s everywhere in the air on the … More Power
February 6, 2015 Since the January 15. 2015 televised press conference about the Review of the Toronto District School Board by Ontario’s Ministry of Education that followed the Ernst and Young forensic audit of the board, I continue to be puzzled by the cause of the “culture of fear” motivating the behaviour of school board … More Aftermath of the TDSB Review
January 27, 2015 corrected February 9 On January 15, I turned on my television and saw Ontario’s Minister of Education and the former registrar of Ontario College of Teachers another government member addressing journalists on the occasion of the publishing of a review of the Toronto District School Board. Now I’m embarrassed to say all I … More