Education


(Classic toys navigate midlife)

Tweaked each year in a new disguise,
Hard to do for human dolls and guys.

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A few deft cuts, a name ,a flame.
You too can likely “STEAK a claim.”

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The New York Times – September 16, 2018

Political and technological disruption have fed off each other since the nation’s founding.

Too much “opinion,” too little “fact”

This vital balance is “out of whack.”

 

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The Wall Street Journal – June 28, 2018

The most common leisure activity continued to be watching TV. Americans spent an average of 2 hours and 46 minutes a day doing it in 2017 ( Labor Department’s  annual American time use survey)

Here’s an idea that’s potentially freeing:
A little more “being,” a little less “seeing.”

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Reuters – June 18, 2018

Only a quarter of U.S. adults in a recent survey could fully identify factual statements – as opposed to opinion – in news stories, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Monday.

A modern form of an old affliction:
Discriminating fact from fiction.

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