What is truth? How do you define experience? Who’s to say what I remember and what you remember should be the same, even if we were together experiencing the exact same set of events? 812 more words
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While learning how to count in elementary school …we also learned who counted.
Instructions in arithmetic, the school books informed the reader, were geared “to help the pupil appreciate the ways in which numbers function in the activities of daily life” and the authors of these mid-century elementary schoolbooks hoped “to give pupils real life problems to solve, problems they would encounter in real life. 368 more words
Cold war concerns of Russian aggression are coming out of the deep freeze.
Russia’s recent actions in the Ukraine feel straight out of the old Soviet playbook evoking a time when an expansionist Russia was viewed as a “hungry bear” whose insatiable appetite needed to be controlled. 722 more words
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