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Edward Rozycki
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Need Everyone Agree?: Changing Resistors to Supporters.
Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true. -- Familiar idiom. You have probably heard someone say something like Wouldn’t it be great if everyone nation could agree to live in peace? or, less hopefully, Wouldn’t it be nice of we could all agree on the...
Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true. -- Familiar idiom.You have probably heard someone say something like Wouldn’t it be great if everyone nation could agree to live in peace? or, less hopefully, Wouldn’t it be ni...
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Bullshit: Common Currency in Public Discussion?
One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. --Harry Frankfurt, On Bullshit (2005) Princeton University When was the last time you asked a question and got a straight answer? If you can remember it, treasure it, because...
One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. --Harry Frankfurt, On Bullshit (2005) Princeton UniversityWhen was the last time you asked a question and got a straight answer? If you can re...
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Yearning for a Benign Dictatorship: a rational, yet delusional pursuit?
I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator. -- Richard Branson Rational Pursuit. One traditional, widely accepted notion of rationality indicates our tendency to maximize what we cherish while minimizing what we dislike. (This is expres...
I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator. -- Richard BransonRational Pursuit. One traditional, widely accepted notion of rationality indicates our tendency to maximize what we cherish while minimizing w...
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Low Cost Interventions for a Better World: Reform by Redefinition?
"To ravage, to slaughter, to usurp under false titles, they call empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace. " -- Publius Cornelius Tacitus A PARABLE In the Republic of Foz a group of high-minded citizens undertook to remove the bitterness fro...
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The Relativity of Exploitation: the overburdened “middleman.”
It burns with a white rage against societies as a whole, from military leaders and chiefs of state to (more common in our time) comfortable civilians in easy chairs, who send rough men out to serve their interests brutally, murderously (what is war?), and t...
It burns with a white rage against societies as a whole, from military leaders and chiefs of state to (more common in our time) comfortable civilians in easy chairs, who send rough men out to serve their interests brutally, m...
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Pseudo-Planning: Disguising Leadership Weakness?
Both teachers and students want science to be authentic, challenging, and engaging. How do you make this happen?   -- ASCD Twitter entry, link to source . Noble aims no doubt: the kind that warms the hearts of the technically challenged in any field. Leade...
Both teachers and students want science to be authentic, challenging, and engaging. How do you make this happen? -- ASCD Twitter entry, link to source. Noble aims no doubt: the kind that warms the hearts of the technically...
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Engaging Conflict: a Leadership Necessity?
War is Peace 1984 -- George Orwell I would rather have a general who was lucky than one who was good. – Napoleon Bonaparte. Dilemmas. Leadership offers an incumbent realms of opportunity; and, also, realms of temptation. It is in the interests of the follow...
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The Art of Constructive Criticism
“Don't trust a mirror that only tells you how wonderful you look.” -- Matshona Dhliwayo Constructive Criticism must be criticism and it must be constructive. It is criticism when it focuses on standards; it is constructive when it articulates those standard...
“Don't trust a mirror that only tells you how wonderful you look.” -- Matshona DhliwayoConstructive Criticism must be criticism and it must be constructive. It is criticism when it focuses on standards; it is constructive whe...
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The Relativity of Exploitation: the overburdened “middleman.”
It burns with a white rage against societies as a whole, from military leaders and chiefs of state to (more common in our time) comfortable civilians in easy chairs, who send rough men out to serve their interests brutally, murderously (what is war?), and t...
It burns with a white rage against societies as a whole, from military leaders and chiefs of state to (more common in our time) comfortable civilians in easy chairs, who send rough men out to serve their interests brutally, m...
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The Relativity of Exploitation: the overburdened “middleman.”
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It burns with a white rage against societies as a whole, from military leaders and chiefs of state to (more common in our time) comfortable civilians in easy chairs, who send rough men out to serve their interests brutally, m...
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<i>All</i> Definition Ultimately Rests on Stipulation, i.e. Communal Agreement.
Fools bite one another but wise men agree together.-- Proverb Agree, for the Law is costly.-- Proverb The limits of your language are the limits of your world. -- L. Wittgenstein Stipulative vs Reportive? A distinction has long been noted between what we ca...
Fools bite one another but wise men agree together.-- Proverb Agree, for the Law is costly.-- Proverb The limits of your language are the limits of your world. -- L. WittgensteinStipulative vs Reportive? A distinction has lo...
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Public School Reform: a Major Tactic in America’s “Hidden” Class War
During the period 1985 – 1986 I spent about 15 months, officially and unofficially, as the headmaster of a small, struggling private school in an affluent and very status-conscious suburb of Philadelphia. Not infrequently I attended meetings for headmasters...
During the period 1985 – 1986 I spent about 15 months, officially and unofficially, as the headmaster of a small, struggling private school in an affluent and very status-conscious suburb of Philadelphia. Not infrequently I a...
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Yearning for a Benign Dictatorship: a rational, yet delusional pursuit?
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I believe in benevolent dictatorship provided I am the dictator. -- Richard BransonRational Pursuit. One traditional, widely accepted notion

Can Education Be Made A Science?
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No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong. -- Albert EinsteinLet's specify more precisely

Book Discussion on [The Guns at Last Light] - C-SPAN Video Library
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Rick Atkinson talked about his book, [The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945], the final book in his [Liberation Trilog

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Practical Statistics Tend To Be Local: the Bayesian specifics. A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian

NEWFOUNDATIONS.COM BLOGSITE: Interventionism: helping, interfering or ju...
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Interventionism: helping, interfering or just being useless? Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entru