Category Archives: Library

The Art Of Writing

It seems to me…. “Please use the comments to demonstrate your own ignorance, unfamiliarity with empirical data and lack of respect for scientific knowledge. Be sure to create straw men and argue against things I have neither said nor implied. … Continue reading

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Academic Texts

It seems to me… “There has been so much recent talk of progress in the areas of curriculum innovation and textbook revision that few people outside the field of teaching understand how bad most of our elementary school materials still … Continue reading

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Half-truths, Misrepresentations, and Lies

It seems to me… “Corruption is worse than prostitution.  The latter might endanger the morals of an individual, the former invariably endangers the morals of the entire country.”  ~ Karl Kraus. While most candidates for public office initially believe in … Continue reading

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