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Excessive Medication, Mental Health, Evolutionary Psychology, and The Creation of New Cultures

John Horgan, in The Chronicle of Higher Education, on “Are Psychiatric Medicines Making Us Sicker?” “As recently as the 1950s, Whitaker contends, the four major mental disorders—depression, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia—often manifested as episodic and “self limiting”; that is, … Continue reading

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Bronze Doors Academy Launched

I just spent a couple of weeks in Austin (with a side trip on Free Cities to Honduras) to help Ariel and Lucas Miller launch The Bronze Doors Academy.  In addition to cool courses such as stop-motion animation and learning … Continue reading

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An Inspiration for “The Purpose of Education Is Happiness and Well-Being for All”

For me, the waterfall image, the paradise pool, at the top of the blog (by Terje Sørgjerd) is a natural image for education.  But the other day I realized that most education blogs have images such as chalkboards, arithmetic, school books, … Continue reading

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