Tomorrow, American’s everywhere will be celebrating independence with back yard barbecues and fireworks displays. We will express gratitude for the freedoms we enjoy, and proclaim ourselves an independent country. Are we?
Finding Freedom Within the Herd
Most of us claim we want freedom to do as we please. Yet throughout history we see examples of individuals and civilizations alike fighting for freedom only to gravitate back to states of oppression. Whether we describe the Hebrews asking Moses to be their king after leading them out of Egypt, American revolutionaries asking … Read more
Public Education Will Succeed When We Stop Forcing Horses to Drink
Every Horse Lover Knows You Can Bring a Horse to Water, but You Can’t Make Him Drink. Horses will drink when they are thirsty, and students will learn when they have need of knowledge. Public Education is Built on the False Premise that We Can Make Unwilling Students Learn. In 1992, I left public education … Read more