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The future of education: how and why

A few months ago, I was asked by a friend for my thoughts on the future of education, and I think he was surprised when I spoke to a shift in values and the kinds of lives this shift would produce. Most often, when people speak of the future of education, they do so in… Continue reading The future of education: how and why

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What freedom means to me

A little over two years ago, I took the following photo while touring Mount Rushmore on my way to graduate school in Wisconsin. At the time, I marveled at how tiny the destination actually looks in person, and also at how overwhelmingly white the rock features are. (I mean this literally, although of course the… Continue reading What freedom means to me

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Q&A 1: Responses

When a writer opens a blank page, and the words simply begin to flow as a story is born from their imagination, does the source of inspiration reside within the writer, or is it channeled through the energetic soup of the universe? And, what are your favorite exercises to tune the flow of that purest… Continue reading Q&A 1: Responses