So, I'm typing out the list of 100 Books Every Man Should Read into Microsoft OneNote on my phone. Some of them I've already read, but basically I'm going to read them all and as I read them, check…Continue
"Seven Daughters and Seven Sons by Barbara Cohen and Bahija Lovejoy is a great book for a young girl (or boy, but really great for a girl). This is probably where I got my first taste of a strong girl/woman character in fiction when I was younger,…"
"The path I take is to try and inspire interest in things that will help them down the line and let them naturally gravitate toward reading/movies/media material that reinforces because they want to. The problem I have with "assigning"…"
I think it's good to promote reading right away. Just getting a child to love reading in the first place is a wonderful thing. Many kids first get hooked on young adult fiction because it's written for them and they can relate to…"
"One of the reasons I'm poorly read by Brett's standards is that I read more "college-level" material when "normal" kids read the novels Brett recommends. I had the chance to re-read those works in college, and read a…"
"What reality? Of the books I've read from Brett's lists, over half I've read or re-read without the task being assigned to me, but voluntarily. That includes the Iliad in particular.
And I've actually never met a boy who loved…"
"Speaking personally - I'm not a fan of redacting historical documents just because some teenagers might be uncomfortable. Honestly, I don't even recall those sections of the book, despite reading it several times - that wasn't even on…"
"Privacy issues might be different depending on the readers' gender. There's wisdom in the TSA's gender and pat-down policies. I fault the father for not redacting the portions of the Diary that concern me. Even the old, common…"
"A desire for preservation of something is not a good indicator of its necessity.
Nor is an authoritative approach to teaching, a good indicator of either actual authority, or correctness.
But ultimately - I use this to illustrate that I think you…"
"I think I see what you mean.
A good reason not to teach children about religion either then, lest they gain a false familiarity with radical and complicated theologies. Wouldn't want them to think their thoughts for them... "
"Of course there were black businesses and a a "quasi" black ruling elite, my family still owns a ton of land in Louisiana an owned stores during the early 20th Century(as well as now). I could easily use the "bootstraps" analogy…"
"I have a simular work schedule i work a 9-5 but also work from 7-11
Considering i have a short commute I sleep from 12am to 7-8:30am.
if your probelm is falling asleep skip the coffee one day, and exercise. turn off TV and phones, and strech…"
"This is the debate.
"School administrators have been supportive of her plight, Perry said, though that support may be due in part to legal concerns. Refusing a student’s right to use the bathroom of the sex with which they identify could…"
"Typically, 7 hours of sleep a night.
In bed by 10pm
Wake up at 5am
If for some reason I have to go to bed later than 10pm, I still get up at 5am and if I'm tired, I'll take a 10-15 nap during the day. That's doesn't throw…"