Posts Tagged ‘Society’

It Certainly Doesn’t Describe All Of Them

June 9, 2021

As my son and I wrapped up our course on history for the year, we found ourselves talking about the traits common to successful civilizations. Unity was a big one, of course, but flexibility/adaptability was right up there, plus a certain willingness to look at the world beyond their borders.

Do those sounds like words that describe our current civilizations to you?

Sociopathy 101 Maybe?

October 3, 2014

Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed that there seems to be an increasing number of people willing to go out of their way to give a kind word and a glass of water to people who are drowning?  Is this a spontaneous development, or is someone out there teaching a course in this kind of thing?