Archive for the ‘Reality’ Category

Live long, and prosper

While God, guns, coal, and fracking remain our salient political issues in the U.S. and we debate whether or not health care is a human right, I hope that young people are hearing about these new technologies and getting as excited about them as I am. I am revising my intent to not live much […]

The critical link between education and the kind of world we have

I have been thinking for a couple of days about how many MBA and other narrowly “expert” people we elect now to government — engineers, medical doctors, etc., and how this might have produced or aggravated our divisive and gridlocked public conversation. The general idea is that a narrowing of the curriculum to produce experts […]

How and why not to get private student loans

Here is why you should not get a private student loan: Here is how you can avoid private loans, even if you were not wise enough in the beginning to choose parents who could pay for college: Do not go for one of the do it at your own pace, study at home, we will […]