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Monthly Archives: July 2018
Here’s an article in today’s (7/31/18) Inside Higher Ed about Education Secretary DeVos’s push to deregulate and innovate in higher education. I’m pretty sure that deregulating for-profit education is a bad idea which has already failed spectacularly and repeatedly. But … Continue reading
Cultivating anger is ultimately self-destructive. It’s also a choice, not a necessity. Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s book, Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice, which I’ve recently read, provides a liberating framework for thinking about this topic. I’m sure I’m going to … Continue reading
There is almost always more variation within a subgroup than there is between subgroups. The thing about this is that we often make very flawed assumptions about people based on “trends” or “tendencies.” So, for example, while it is true … Continue reading
It’s not stupid to make a mistake the first time…