The Plight of Education

I received a link to this video in an email today. Unfortunately, though somewhat hyperbolic, it does show what I think education and our society are coming to. Enjoy!

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Thank you

brian

2015.Nov.11

Musings

Thank you for your sacrifice.

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Cape Breton 2015

brian

2015.Aug.02

Travel

Over the last couple of weeks, Carol and I took a trip to Canada’s east coast, visiting Quebec City along the way. ¬†We made stops in Charlottetown and Baddeck before driving the Cabot Trail and hiking some of the trails. ¬†Coming home, we travelled through Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York, trying to avoid […]

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Interesting Places We’ve Been

brian

2015.May.14

Family

I’ve discovered the joy of making my own maps on Google Maps. In addition to a map of the places we’ve lived, I now have one of the interesting places we’ve been. Here it is.

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Are science & religion incompatible?

brian

2015.May.07

Faith

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I have come across of people who struggle with their Christianity because they perceive a conflict between their scientific professions and their religious beliefs. I am not sure this conflict is warranted. The Bible is not a book of science, nor does the scientific method address philosophy. I need much more study on this.

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Mediterranean Cruise 2013

We’ve returned safely from our cruise in the Eastern Mediterranean. It was a wonderful 15 days and we would very much like to return. The weather was generally good; we were rained on only for a short while in Pompeii. Rome was quite cold, requiring jackets and gloves, as well as being very expensive. The […]

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New Year’s Day 2014

Happy New Year, Everyone! I truly hope that everyone has had a great year and that any events have been positive. If you are able to read this message, you have been blessed with the wherewithal to participate in a world of relative plenty. In this new year, let’s all do our best to help […]

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Monday: Leaving for Europe

We had an interesting trip from Toronto, through Zurich, and in to Istanbul. Our plane was 90 minutes late leaving Toronto; the exact amount of time we had to change planes in Zurich. While the crew made up about half of the lost time during the flight, we still had very little time to make […]

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What have I achieved?

brian

2013.Sep.01

Musings

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I turn sixty today. I never would have thought I’d reach this point. It’s not something we think of a lot when we’re young. Nonetheless, I’m here. Perhaps it’s time to wax philosophical. What have I achieved in 60 years? Have I done anything worthwhile? Who will determine that; can I or must that task […]

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Random Quote

What is the essence of life? To serve others and to do good.

— Aristotle