Monthly Archives: November 2015

Variation, Diversity, and Survival

What far too many people seem to forget (or they never knew in the first place) is that variation is key to the survival of living things. From an evolutionary perspective, genetic diversity is necessary for the survival of species. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life … Terrorism and Bigotry

It’s a fairly typical day for people to get up and get ready for work, get the kids ready for school, eat breakfast, then rush out of the house. Maybe after you drop the kids off at school, you have … Continue reading

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Blame and Fear

I blame you. You blame me. They blame us. We blame them. Blame fans the flame Of aggression and hatred. Rage burning…. Churning through senseless cycles Of twisted, knotted stomach wrenching Heart ripping agony. Who’s to blame? We pin it … Continue reading

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Learning Content is the Trivial Part of Learning

We really have it all backwards. We are completely focused on having kids and adults learn copious amounts of content as the supreme goal of education. But, such a goal is really rather trivial within the entire scope of learning. … Continue reading

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