Monthly Archives: May 2020

Thoughts on the problem of scholastic testing and illusions caused by the scholastic situation, among other things

Here’s a thought I had: When I was in college/University I began to question scholastic testing.  By “scholastic testing” I mean testing associated with schooling which primarily professes to able to measure things like intelligence, “smarts”, and such.  It includes … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “Post-Christian Puritanism” and its effects

Here’s a thought I had: I often see the effects of Puritanical thinking.  More specifically, what I see are the effects of what I call a Post-Christian Puritanism.  When I use the term “Post-Christian” it means that it appears after … Continue reading

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