The collapse of gender roles: an unseen revolution with unimaginable consequences

Gender Equality

Summary: Here is another brief note looking at the revolutions of our time that are reshaping our world. This looks at gender roles, changes that will take generations to work out and with implications probably beyond imagining. Two of the utopian goals of the late 1960s are within reach, but their success is not fully … Continue reading The collapse of gender roles: an unseen revolution with unimaginable consequences

What should a student learn from college? Why go to college?

In the comments to yesterday's post a discussion arose about the purpose of a college education, sparked by ”JOURNAL: I’m Young and Need Advice“ by John Robb, posted at his website Global Guerrillas, 26 October 2009.   Robb replies to an important question often asked by young people:  "What should I be doing to prepare myself for an … Continue reading What should a student learn from college? Why go to college?

The intelligentsia takes easy steps to abandoning America

Summary of conclusions to my review of comments on this site about reforming America.  These are provocative speculation,s nothing more, based on a tiny sample.  However, we are in trouble if these are representative of America's intelligentsia.  These comments show a deep alienation from our Republic, going beyond indifference to antipathy.  This situation has historical analogs, in which a dissatisfied … Continue reading The intelligentsia takes easy steps to abandoning America