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"Speaking personally - I'm not a fan of redacting historical documents just because some teenagers might be uncomfortable.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... "
""The middle age" or "mid most era" if you will... My supposition is that in this day and age (America in 2016): High school seems to be "late childhood"... 20s are an "adolescence"... 30s are "the middle…"
"Start reading up on cyber security. That is going to be a key part of what you will be facing. Also realize that previous systems where not designed with any real security in them and added after the fact."
"From what I understand about Trump's policy on this, it is to impose a tariff on them, which will lead them to raise the cost of their goods to pay said tariff, which will in turn just trickle down to costing the consumer more.
Not quite. We…"
"Now wait! By Systems Engineering the course structure where i am taking it is about things like requirements writing, test and verification risk assessment, and system modeling. Are we talking about the same systems engineering?
Also my electives i…"
Alright, so I know I posted a whiny thread a while back, but now I'm working on getting ahead in my life, and I have some questions.I'm quite sure I'm going back to school by the Fall semester at the Community College I was attending before, and I am really interested in funneling my interest in science and invention towards entering the program to transfer to my state's university for the engineering programs there.I've noticed that quite a few guys around here are engineers, or engineering…See More
"It has to appear as a hard line. And sometimes might become one. Look what he did with Fox in January. He got up from the table. He doubled down. He walked away. They started calling him within 24 hours. Hannity was begging him on air. O'Reilly…"
"For most of our history we followed an economic strategy identical to what Trump is proposing. It's called the "American School of Economics" and it had five key elements: support of industry, physical infrastructure, economic…"