Far too many Americans are illiterate in power — what it is, how it operates and why some people have it. As a result, those few who do understand power wield disproportionate influence over everyone else. “We need to make civics sexy again,” says civics educator Eric Liu. “As sexy as it was during the American Revolution or the Civil Rights Movement.”
Behavioral economist Dan Ariely, the author of Predictably Irrational, uses classic visual illusions and his own counterintuitive (and sometimes shocking) research findings to show how we're not as rational as we think when we make decisions.
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I am the father of two wonderful and delightful daughters and am married to Cassie Francis. I teach, tinker with cars, make bird houses (Olivia loves making these), and am a bit of a tech geek.
Graduated Portland High in 1987; farm hand and factory worker 1987-1991; earned Associate's degree in Automotive in 1993; earned B.A. in Education in 1998. I am married to Cassie (Cassel) Francis and have two wonderful daughters.
M.A. Literature, 1998
Ferris State University
B.A. English Education; Minor in Social Studies, 1993 - 1998