APHORISM: A mind in search of developing its full potential should read serious books it does not enjoy and engage in conversations that make it uncomfortable

We have reached a stage of crisis in the United States, and apparently elsewhere as well, where people are unable to entertain thoughts unlike–or contrary to–their own.  There is a personal dialectic that needs to occur in one’s own head in order for a person to become liberated and noble.  It is essential in becoming … More APHORISM: A mind in search of developing its full potential should read serious books it does not enjoy and engage in conversations that make it uncomfortable

VIDEO LINK: Jordan B Peterson and Victor Davis Hanson on the importance of professors integrating theoretical knowledge and lived practice

The Greeks realized the point.  They called it phronesis, or practical wisdom.  This is a union of knowing that can be described, modeled, and conceived of by a formula, with other type of knowing that is only gotten by experience.  Which is better?  The question is ill-conceived.  Some of the greatest injustices of history, through … More VIDEO LINK: Jordan B Peterson and Victor Davis Hanson on the importance of professors integrating theoretical knowledge and lived practice

Breaking the Tyranny of Malwork; What Should Nextwork Be and How to Educate for It

There are News stories such as this that appear from time to time. https://singularityhub.com/2017/07/04/7-critical-skills-for-the-jobs-of-the-future/?utm_content=buffer3cb37&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook-su&utm_campaign=buffer#sm.00000dtaqk66p6dudu6zzdkj83pt8 Do these prognostications ever come true especially when the direction of office computing is to waste human time and reduce workers to “fleshy robots,” as they have been increasingly called? It is not easy, however, to sift through who the confidence … More Breaking the Tyranny of Malwork; What Should Nextwork Be and How to Educate for It