Amazing Advice From A Cartoon King

Bill Watterson (of Calvin and Hobbes fame) gave a keynote address in 1990, at the school in which he graduated: Kenyon College. He talks about what it means to really, truly love something you do in life. He said that a “real job” is a job you hate because, well, you do it for reasons other […]

Success: Defined

“If one listens to the faintest but constant suggestions of his genius, which are certainly true, he sees not to what extremes, or even insanity, it may lead him; and yet that way, as he grows more resolute and faithful, his road lies. The faintest assured objection which one healthy man feels will at length […]

One Teacher’s Way Of Teaching Evolution

I found this on this blog and found it quite refreshing: My biology teacher, Mr. G, used to teach at a K – 12 Christian school many years back, and in his biology class, he taught evolution. Naturally, this made many parents of religious families upset, and he expected quite a lot of backlash at […]

Racism In 2006

I found an old sheet of answers I provided in a race discussion in some kind of classroom assignment from 2006, my freshman year in university. The paper does not list the questions; only the answers, and they don’t exactly indicate what the questions were. I provided pretty general answers overall. The reason I am […]

A&P

Sammy’s act, whether it is considered heroic or selfish, is an example of maturity being displayed in the most difficult of situations.  Sammy knows that things would change in his life and this subtle quotation explains his feelings in the best possible way: “My stomach kind of fell as I felt how hard the world […]