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Continuing Education

I involuntarily yawned. This eased into a few minutes’ pause from reading. My eyes scanned the geometric, neo-modern architecture of the library. I was seated in a comfy lounge chair near the fireplace in the northwest part of the building. … Continue reading

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Educate Yourself

A common meme on social media goes something like this: “Education is irrelevant. Who needs to know anything about polynomial equations?” It has become fashionable in some circles to deride education and specifically public education. Many of the complaints are … Continue reading

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It’s Self-University Week

Nearly every time our family dropped by to visit grandma and grandpa Johnson, grandpa was engrossed in reading. Most of the time it was a non-fiction book about a topic of current interest or a technical book about something he … Continue reading

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