Education

SHINY OBJECTS GALORE

  F“The link between literacy and revolutions is a well-known historical phenomenon. The three great revolutions of modern European history — the English, the French and the Russian — all took place in societies where the rate of literacy was… Read More ›

A DAY OF CELEBRATION

“Knowledge is a skyscraper. You can take a shortcut with a fragile foundation of memorization, or build slowly upon a steel frame of understanding.” ― Naval Ravikant   This morning, out in Knoxville, the nation’s First Lady Jill Biden kicked… Read More ›

THE DOGS OF WAR

“Access to useful information also was determined by literacy and the availability of reading material. It is now widely agreed at least for Britain that increases in literacy were relatively modest during the Industrial Revolution. Yet literacy is not particularly… Read More ›