Graduation day. Had a great time. Thanx to everyone who helped out in every little way, and all the big ways. Whether you were physically with me today or not, you pushed me across that stage. Thank You!
I am going to read a book. It might have sex in […]
While doing homework that somehow got me to NASA and their opinion on Warp Drive, I found this little gem. People could type in whatever name they wanted to comment on a blog post, and this is what the results were.
Well, in a nutshell, not too bad. We have gone through our sources fairly well as a group and have narrowed down quite a few. We have also chosen at least one each to start working on, and we have set up a system to try to ensure the paper has […]
That is, what are some of the previous academic conversations on the nature of human ‘success’ that he acknowledges? In discussing this previous research, how does he distinguish what he will say from what others have already tried to say on this topic?”
This was a difficult article to read for […]
In “The History of the Bell Curve”, Fendler and Muzaffar use the tactics of agreeing, disagreeing and agreeing with qualification (okay, but…).
Their article specifically attacks the efficacy and the validity of the Bell Curve itself as it relates to the educational system. This is different from some other arguments against […]
…to use your voice, your body, your instrument, your words to communicate emotions, ideas and stories; to make people feel something, for just a moment, that is outside of themselves…
Hard work and intrinsic ability are certainly undeniable factors in what makes most people successful, however, Gladwell’s examination of hockey and other sports is a multi-faceted look at what else contributes to success – and conversely – what can contribute to the lack of success.