Monthly Archives: March 2013

Signs of Success

There seems to be a real problem with some people who try to apply Reynold’s Law to everything. Let’s revisit. Ace writes a fascinating commentary about Whole Word education (which was inspired by this post from Sarah Hoyt). In the … Continue reading

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Sultan Knish

Awesome website, reading these posts is like a key fitting into a lock. A few quotes: From Shadow of the Gun: Schools across the country are banning not the gun, but the idea of the gun. It is a conceptual … Continue reading

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Oprah World, Part II

I wrote about this before and now I got me some corroboration. The concept is becoming more and more apparent.

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Green Onions, Accordions, and Learning to Make Shoes

Estonian commercials from the early 80s. I don’t know. I think they’re fascinating. Make sure you hit the “CC” button to get the translations – and I liked the full-screen as well.

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The More Things Change… (Part III)

This post (to which I got from here) ends with a quote by TS Eliot: Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm — … Continue reading

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Lending Money

Somewhat well-known quote/concept, this one was from a speech by Roger Conrad when discussing the concerns about the high amount of US Treasury bonds owned by China: When you own a little of a debt, you’re a creditor, when you … Continue reading

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Shut Up

And again, the hat tip goes to Driscoll Don’t be fooled by the somewhat dated references, the message is timeless.

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