Monthly Archives: June 2017

My studies

My academic education effectively ended at the sixth grade. I had learned how to read and write by then, and I’ve been forever grateful for that education, but beyond that I had no academic education. However, my sixth grade teacher convinced me to study evolution, and the year was 1950, the start of the accumulation of almost all the information we have today. At the start of that year, we… Read Article →

The Dumb Animal

I have recently seen three examples of our American societal stupidity that also agree with my theory that societal stupidity started in the ’50’s. The first was in February in the Frederick News Post. The former head of a county reading council with a masters in education and 11 years as a reading specialist was complaining that the newest method of teaching reading “is a big part of the reason… Read Article →