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What do you mean, Ukraine? — Reflections on J. Glenn Gray’s “The Warriors”

Early on in J. Glenn Gray’s “The Warriors: Reflections on Men in Battle,” Gray relates the following significant anecdote about his time spent stationed in Italy during World War II: In a free hour one day I climbed one of the nearby hills of the Apennines and got off by myself in the late afternoon… Continue reading What do you mean, Ukraine? — Reflections on J. Glenn Gray’s “The Warriors”

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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