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Whiskey Class Tonight

Paleo Retiree writes: When people ask me what I’m doing with myself in retirement, I like to tell them that I’m getting back to my studies.

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R.I.P. Seth Roberts

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I’m shocked and saddened to learn that scientist, professor, self-experimentation advocate, and best-selling author Seth Roberts has died. I was an avid reader of Seth’s blog for years and even met him in person a couple times. Being … Continue reading

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Rant Du Jour

Paleo Retiree writes: Fred Reed thinks that boys should be taught by men. Women are totalitarian. Men are happy to let boys be boys and girls be girls. Women want all children to be girls. In school this means emphasizing … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: Which is the prison, which is the school? Shouldn’t the architecture be giving us more of a hint than it is? And why do we sentence children to spend many years of long days in buildings that … Continue reading

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2 Higher Education Readings

Fenster writes. CS50x is not the new Acura model.  It is Harvard’s Introduction to Computer Science course, the one it offered free as part of its EdX initiative. CS50x is Harvard College’s introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science … Continue reading

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What’s Going to Become of Higher Ed?

Paleo Retiree writes: Randall Parker thinks that higher education may be the next bubble to pop. Speaking of education and innovation, be sure to take a look at MRUniversity, a new venture by Alex Tabarrok and Tyler Cowen, the two economist-proprietors of the … Continue reading

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A Way with Words

Fenster writes: The term rhetoric is an evocative one for an Ivy wannabe like me.  It summons up all the mysterious virtues of a classical education, the kind of education that some of the co-authors on this blog suffered through … Continue reading

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Put Down That Bacon

Fenster writes: My first post here and I am thinking about how and whether the site will cohere or whether it is likely to be pretty shaggy and wide-ranging.  I favor the latter. Still and all, it might be nice from … Continue reading

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