Recently I read a meme posted on Facebook about stupid people. The first time I read it, I was uncomfortable that he spoke about people being stupid. Growing up, stupid was an unacceptable word, so when I read this quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, an anti-Nazi theologian imprisoned in Germany in the 1940s reflecting on … Continue reading Have We Become the United States of Stupid?
Being politically correct is to be unoffensive to others, specifically regarding gender or race. Rather than it be a personal challenge for each to see their self in true form, whether it be living from the heart for all, or not, it has become a free license to judge and criticize others. Ironic isn't … Continue reading An Observation on Political Correctness
There are moments when I regret some of the teaching strategies that were used in the seventies in reading. As I look back I remember a lot of emphasis on compare and contrast, finding same and different, and although there is a component of importance I often wonder if it has also played a … Continue reading Alike on the Inside