“I read ‘real books'”

Some people steer clear of fiction, preferring to read real books like history, biography, and social commentary. Sometimes they’ll say that fiction is an escape they don’t need. What I can’t figure out is what makes them think it’s an escape? Okay,...

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Learning is not a business transaction

When you think back to your best times as a student learning in school, do you remember teachers, or information? There may be particular memories of learning a skill or a fact new to you that excited you as a...

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