It has long been the interpretation of historians that the spread of liberal education across America led to a radicalization of the youth in the 1960s and 70s, and some have implied that there was, in response to this, an effort to denude education of those elements that lead young people to think in revolutionary ways, by associating the goals of education, not with moral or ethical transcendence, but as a means toward financial security. As an accident of this process, critical thinking has given way to discipline as the overarching theme of educational development. In other words the metaphor of the poet, as a model of educational mastery, has given way to the ethic of the soldier.
as i grow and learn, i become more convinced everyday of the need to see historical forces through the filter of psychology…i found a reference to this man and found this clip…very fascinating and i see here a man walking the fine lines that define the character of the 21st century wise-man…enjoy…His name is Alejandro […]
Take Honestrix and fulfill your potential. Face fear and know the substantial Gains you will have in following your passion. Saying things that others only think. Following through when others only blink. Begin to examine your deepest desires. Come clean to the world that you are not a liar. That you lived a life that […]
a light bearing down from above. water with light not love. filled with sand and earth. gushing from the cavern to search. your body and lungs and all you are. what you are made of. your soul. your desires. your internal fires. what desires are left undone? what was your dream and plan? what is […]
osprey manatee dolphin, ride boat on blue river. father walk family down road of community. save child from top of blow up slide and glide back to reality. my friends are scared. of their legacy. of their apathy. of their passion. trying to define themselves through their masters. trying to hide behind their life’s disaster. […]
Every once in a while I come across recordings that remind me that there is soooooo much good in the world, and so much reason for hope, in spite of what the news media wants you to believe. so, here are 3 podcasts i listened to yesterday that filled me with hope and a sense […]
Ted Glick, environmental activist is being sentenced today…for hanging banners to communicate to our government the simple message of ‘Green Jobs Now.’ The government has gone out of their way to encourage the court to triple the sentence. God Bless America. Write a letter folks, or post this on facebook, this is insanity….
one day i will write a book concerning the different forms of paranoia…as i feel that this aspect of human nature is one of the most fascinating, terrifying and important topics…and that making a more explicit understanding of how it works, how it is broken and what it means would be cleansing in an age […]
The sky is black as it has rained tar balls the size of soft balls, for weeks. Black Water Black Sky Black Skin Crude oil within The air we breathe. Cancer has a friend. No more fishing. No more swimming. No more tourists. No more living. The economy has died. Florida has cried. And we […]
From a letter to a friend living in New York City, written on New Year’s Day, 2001. It’s New Year’s Day. Happy New Year, pal. Last night I sat down at my desk with the Bible and read Revelation. I think the Babylon John talks about is New York. The false idols, spices, fine linens, […]
You can blame me if you so desire. I caused the oil spill with my growing fires. I caused the oil spill with my growing greed. I caused the oil spill with my endless stomach to feed. I needed everything this planet had to offer me. I needed instant gratification so I would feel free. […]
Hold onto your ankles boys and girls…we are getting ready to really see if there is a God, if there is anything like justice in this world…because according to the experts, it’s going to get real deep, real soon, so grab ahold of whatever reserves of courage and faith that you got and get ready […]