Sometimes it takes tragedy

Sometimes it takes a personal tragedy such as the death of a parent to snap a person out of his delusion and make him realize he’d better take charge of his own life. I know my father’s death motivated me to improve myself and begin the process of establishing myself as an academic and thinker. Yelling on social media about your own problems is at least far more sincere than screeching and whining about things you can’t control. Hope blooms eternal in the valley of the shadow of death.

 

The Awful Truth: The Kids Are Not Alright

Recently, Quillette ran a piece that helps explain the problem in American education. Having discussed my own problems with poor students that cop a bad attitude and an administration that lets them skate, I find this article both infuriating and refreshing.