Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Grievous Sin of ACT and SAT Score Stamping

I am appalled and have been for a long time by how standardized test scores, especially ACT and SAT scores, tend to be stamped on the foreheads of young people for the rest of their lives.    As the father … Continue reading

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A Classical Scholar’s View of World War II

A day or two following Christmas is nerd nirvana for me.  I take all of my Barnes and Noble gift cards to the nearest store to stock up on a six month’s supply of books. I am an avid student … Continue reading

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Prophets and Sages as Curators

Last night I watched Peter Sellers in Being There (1979), one of my favorite films. The thought occurred to me: that movie anticipated the digital age by roughly a generation. Even back then, people were overwhelmed by information. Gardener, an … Continue reading

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