Category Archives: Philosophy

On Messrs. King, Sheen and Thorn

I am not a man of faith, nor have I been for many years, although I was baptized before witnesses in the Sanctuary of Congress Street United Methodist Church when I was in my late teens. I carried a bible … Continue reading

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A Different Classroom Analogy

I have seen on my Facebook feed an analogy in which a professor  “destroys” an argument by challenging his students to “give their As” to a student who spends all his/her time in drunken revelry, rather than working towards a … Continue reading

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Homework and Time Managemet

It has been asserted that doing homework helps students develop effective time management skills. I don’t know if this is true or not. There has been no research to determine a correlation, much less causation, so we are left to … Continue reading

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And Jesus said unto them…

A headline on a national news network’s web page quoted a woman from Murietta, California, who was protesting the arrival of dozens of women and children who sought to enter the U.S. illegally. She said “I just wish America would … Continue reading

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What is “Real Education?”

“It (education) would change before lunch if parents at home cared about real education.” I saw this posted by a former colleague on a friend’s page in response to an article on the importance of love in education. It struck … Continue reading

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