Monthly Archives: January 2018

Living in Layers – Part 9 – Courage, Compassion, and Intellect

Increasing the permeability of our layered existence is not an easy, comfortable, or painless experience. As Maxine Greene, a spirited and gritty scholar of education, has discussed in working with the promotion of greater understandings among students in multiracial and … Continue reading

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Living In Layers – Part VIII – VIII – Relating to the Other: Clashing Beliefs and Cultures

Our pursuit of power and control, our boundedness, and our layered selves and social structures all contribute to the way we relate to others. We allow contact with select individuals and keep others at a distance. Depending upon the permeability … Continue reading

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“A Fake Society of the 21st Century” – A Must-Watch Video

FROM: Neuronas Activas January 8 at 8:09am · “WELCOME TO 2018: A FAKE SOCIETY OF THE 21 CENTURY” Welcome to 2018: A Fake Society of the 21st Century (You will have to click the above link to see the video. … Continue reading

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Cell Phones in Classrooms

The following post (video… but I don’t know why it is a video) popped up on Facebook this morning. To me it is a troublesome video. The topic isn’t troublesome, but the intent of the post is troublesome. It perpetuates … Continue reading

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Schools and the Forces of Anti-Democracy and Bigotry

From Upworthy: “A Teacher Asked a Great Question About Superintendent Pay. Then, All Hell Broke Loose.” I’ve copied and pasted a few of my Facebook and Twitter posts about this particular issue, which is followed by some additional commentary. – … Continue reading

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Living in Layers – Part VII – Where’s our Humanity? Heart or Mind? And Other Centers

From the great disconnect of self, other, and environment, aggression and an unwillingness to understand “other” at all levels from self to global relations is increasing. Self-loathing, psychological and physical violence in schools, unwarranted aggression towards other nations and cultures, … Continue reading

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The Dumbing Down of America

Here is Francesca Fiorentini’s: “The Rich Want to Keep You Dumb” on News Broke. This dumbing down agenda has been around for a long time… well over a century. But, it has reached new heights as professors are being “watched” … Continue reading

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