“Educated” is different from “smart”. Each should help with the other, but if they don’t, the problem lies with the education.
Kevin Kelly is reliably insightful and thought-provoking and often fascinating. I don’t think I’ve ever read or listened to something of his that hasn’t made… Read More »Recommendation: Kevin Kelly on the future of…
Not long ago; or, Little by little (4): Dolly Parton on the scar on her toes (rural poverty in 1950s Tennessee)
[For those who came in late… Start with Not long ago, or Little by little (1)] Not long ago, in a place not far away… Read More »Not long ago; or, Little by little (4): Dolly Parton on the scar on her toes (rural poverty in 1950s Tennessee)
I came across Dolly Parton’s America in a list of the best podcasts of 2019, and it’s been sitting in my podcast player unopened for… Read More »Podcast recommendation: Dolly Parton’s America
The faster things change, the more important our reference points if we want to avoid motion sickness. The great books are always contemporary. In contrast,… Read More »More on old books: Mortimer Adler on permanent literature