Monthly Archives: May 2012

to blog…or not to blog

Apostolos Koutropoulos asks whether blogging or participation in discussion forums is preferable for participants in a MOOC. But since it’s a while since I participated in any course with him I would not have seen his question (or other stuff … Continue reading

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Rich People Aren’t Job Creators – The TED talk that TED wouldn’t play

Nick Hanauer’s TED Presentation About Why Rich People Aren't Job Creators was initially withheld from publication. So now it’s up to others to make sure the message keeps getting repeated. Wealth concentration reduces total consumption (because the wealthy cannot actually … Continue reading

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The Problem with Philosophy

Philosophy seems to have a self-esteem problem these days. Partly it is a matter of depending for a sense of self-worth unduly on the opinions of others, but there is no denying that some of those opinions are negative. The … Continue reading

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