Category Archives: Online Education

Jordan Peterson and the Rise of the New Chautauqua

The Return of Public Lectures Useful to the Public Back in late 19th and early 20th century America, “Chautauqua circuits” of public lectures swept across the states. This was long before radio and television — and a hundred years before … Continue reading

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College: Are You Just Wasting Your Time?

Not All Degrees are Created Equal Some degrees allow students to pay back their college loans rather quickly. But more than half of modern four year degrees leave graduates competent to do little more than flip burgers, wait tables, or … Continue reading

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Approximating an Online Medical Education for Dangerous Children

Sooner or later, someone is going to create an online medical school for training medical doctors. Such programs would likely be open to all age groups, providing Dangerous Children with an “advanced placement” training in the secrets of human medicine. … Continue reading

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