As I have taken a more active role in my association, I have tried to stir others into action as well. I have pondered the reluctance of so many educators to take a more active role in education on both local and national levels. 484 more words
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Brilliant article in Salon: “Living in America will drive you insane — literally.“
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“A June 2013 Gallup poll revealed that 70% of Americans hate their jobs or have “checked out” of them.
My two good friends, JV (Jessica) and Jonathan (JV2), got married Saturday ! The setting was beautiful Healdsburg, Ca (Sonoma County). Being food-, nature-, + joy-enthusiasts, JV/JV picked the coolest, freshest, aesthetically wondrous restaurant /art gallery called… 304 more words
I was rather interested in Michel de Verteuil’s comment (in: Let All the Peoples Praise Him: Lectio Divina and the Psalms) that
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because of the insights of great educators like Paulo Freire, we are conscious that the education system encourages passivity; it frustrates God’s plan for humanity.
We live in a gloves-on society.
We can sue someone for spilling coffee, call the cops when our neighbor plays music too loudly, but Bob forbid we tell a coworker “I find you annoying.” 954 more words