Thoughts on Thinking

"When somebody persuades me that I am wrong, I change my mind. What do you do?" John Maynard Keynes

"If you're unhappy with your life, change your thinking." Charles Fillmore

"The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it." Eckhart Tolle

"People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them." Epictetus

"The unexamined life is not worth living." Socrates

"Consciousness is a terrible thing to waste." PunditGeorge

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Simple Solutions to BIG Problems

There is a tendency in government and people to emphasize how bad things are, how terrible is a problem, and what a dangerous crisis it (fill in the blank) has become in order to justify their solution. That's not the same as seriously looking for a solution to a problem.

What is called Public Education is a problem. There is a simple solution, at least in this spot-on British bit of You Tube humor. Do we dare?

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