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Fairness? Does It Exist?

After a lifetime of thinking about this and that, one acquires a viewpoint. The individual\'s vantage point consists of a high priority. Most Americans never possess a world view or a sense of priorities, beyond what is imposed by school, media, government and culture.  There is an intense desire to be accepted (popular) by the group, according to social psychologists. Educators refer to such indoctrination as socialization. At this point in America\'s history, there is no encouragement  read more

Nov 8, 2008 |  Comments: 0/0

A Conversation with Noam Chomsky

Dear Noam: You keep repeating your opinion I am a coward. I get it. You think I am a coward. Yet, you don\'t explain your opinion. Is it a visceral dislike of all Irishmen because Irish guys harassed you as a kid? Are you finally fighting back? Good for you. I am not pretending. I really don\'t understand you. In fact, the older I get the less I understand. My guidance teacher advised me I didn\'t belong in Stuyvesant HS. I have come to view the test as just the luck of the relaxed.  read more

Nov 9, 2008 |  Comments: 0/0

Is Change Possible?

Many assume I seek change. Therefore, some further assume I am an idealist. How could any 65 year old American believe change is possible? Only an mental defective could believe change possible in America. So, if the "same old same old" will always be with us, why do I publish my views? It\'s a question of remaining who I am and who I have become. The person I became seeks to resist the tyranny of  read more

Nov 9, 2008 |  Comments: 0/0

John Dewey Ignored! - Schools Teach One Narrow Category of Reality

Students seen as neo-fascist. Culture of the Pascack Valley affected. read more

Dec 28, 2006 |  Comments: 0/0

Status Symbols, Predestination and the Protestant Work Ethic

We all live in a Yellow Submarine called a status symbol. Some of us have additional status symbols in the garage. Payments for two luxury vehicles can be as much as the mortgage. Why do folks work so hard to keep up with the Jones? The answer begins to unfold five centuries ago, when a 16th century French born Swiss Protestant theologian named John Calvin became presumptuous. Calvin presumed to know Gods plan. In time, John Calvin convinced the world we are predestined by Godís plan to he read more

Jun 26, 2003 |  Comments: 0/0

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