Brain Fuel

bz 12-06-13 ManhattanWEBHistory is the real-life soap opera of actual people and the way our world got to where it is now. How can you not love that?

I find history fascinating, though I hated it as a student because history teachers were almost always the most sedated faculty members on staff. Personality and public speaking should be required courses for anyone going into the teaching profession. (more…)

Snoopy Clog Rock Apple

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There’s been quite a lot about the NSA in the news lately and, even though I have given up the idea that a government or the law can be “fair,” the fact that our own government is spying on us is deplorable. Many great minds have said something like: You have to choose freedom or safety, you can’t have both.  Personally, I’d rather be more free and less safe, but that’s just me. (more…)