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Education and COVID-19

It seems to me…. “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  ~ Nelson Mandela[1]. Our educational system is normally under extraordinary pressure from every influence group.  Regardless of the direction motivating the criticism, … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Education Response

It seems to me…. “The last thing that should happen is funding cut for education; it should be increased.  We need to put more money towards education, and anything else is abusive.”  ~ Flea[1]. The COVID-19 pandemic required most educational … Continue reading

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Impediments To Success

It seems to me…. “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” ~ Denis Waitley[1]. The “Horatio Alger myth” is based on … Continue reading

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Pessimistic Healthcare Projections

It seems to me…. “I am interested in getting people to use the healthcare system at the right time, getting them to see the doctor early enough, before a small health problem turns serious.” ~ Donna Shalala[1]. A study released … Continue reading

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Our Education System Is Failing

It seems to me…. “We will fiercely challenge those forces within the education establishment who impede innovation in our schools and who protect and defend inequality and institutional failure.” ~ Campbell Brown[1]. Anyone realistically evaluating the U.S. educational system would … Continue reading

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The Immorality of Family Separation

It seems to me…. “I think a lot of Americans forget that they are not originally from here, that somebody in their past was a refugee.” ~ Milana Vayntrub[1]. It can be difficult to convince people that a policy is … Continue reading

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Gun Control And Common Sense

It seems to me…. “Yes, people pull the trigger – but guns are the instrument of death. Gun control is necessary, and delay means more death and horror.” ~ Eliot Spitzer[1]. Let me preface my statements with the admission that … Continue reading

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Pro-Life/Pro-Choice

It seems to me…. “I do not believe that just because you’re opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born … Continue reading

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Marriage Prospectives

It seems to me…. “Love – A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” ~ Ambrose Bierce[1]. It cannot be determined why or when our ancestors became basically monogamous but it possibly was as early as 2 million years ago with the … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Einstein, Chiildren, Child, Childbirth, College, College, Degree, Divorce, Education, Genus Homo, Graduation, High School, Marriage, Marriage, Monogamous, National Center for Health Statistics, Parenting, School, School, Spouse, University | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

They Are Just Kids

It seems to me…. “Our sires’ age was worse than our grandsires’. We, their sons, are more worthless than they; so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.” ~ Horace[1], Book III of Odes, … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Chiildren, Child, Child Rearing, Dodgeball, Free-Range, Games, Helicopter, Learn, Life, Life Style, Mistakes, Parenting, Parenting, Parenting Style, Responsibility, School, Skills, Stickball | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments