The Fortress of “Everybody Agrees With Me”

What’s the biggest social problem facing the western culture?  Is it poverty and class warfare?  Is it overpopulation?  Is it economic inequality?  Maybe it’s secularization or religion.  Perhaps it’s militancy.  Not sure what the biggest problem is, but a very big problem has to do with the “polarization of ideas.” It appears one of the […]

Parents (Teachers): You Have Responsibilities, Few Rights, and Not Much Power – Part 2

In part 1, we hypothesized that both parents’ and teachers’ effectiveness has been undermined by significant and long-term efforts to disempower both groups.  We stated that this disempowerment did not diminish the responsibilities heaped upon teachers and parents nor ameliorate subsequent blame.  In fact, blame directed at teachers and parents  has increased.  We further hypothesized […]

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