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What Would Socrates Say?

I have attended many classes in my seven decades of life, twelve years of primary school, four of college and the equivalent of two for post-graduate.  Maybe that is enough to have an opinion about the notion that education is … Continue reading

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The Giant Talent Filtering Machine

Two of our sons (they happen to be identical twins) went to the University of Kansas in the mid-80’s and majored in accounting.  They and we were somewhat surprised to find a course requirement not present in some other schools’ … Continue reading

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