Tuesday, April 26, 2011

"Doctors" At Gitmo - The Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Daily Beast

Either there is a rule of law or there isn't. Either we are a civilized country or we are not.

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Saturday, April 23, 2011

5 Bad Ideas Humanity Is Sticking With Out of Habit |

Cursive was actually reinstated in Florida's school standards in 2006, amidst fears of students becoming too reliant on technology. Perhaps we should also reinstate hunting and gathering, over fears of becoming too reliant on grocery stores.

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Sunday, April 10, 2011

Peter Thiel: We’re in a Bubble and It’s Not the Internet. It’s Higher Education.

for Thiel, the bubble that has taken the place of housing is the higher education bubble. “A true bubble is when something is over-valued and intensely believed,” he says. “Education may be the only thing people still believe in in the United States. To question education is really dangerous. It is the absolute taboo. It’s like telling the world there’s no Santa Claus.

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