Highlights: Bears, Marriage, and a Bad Park Job

Welcome to British Columbia Domestic violence as a precusor to mass shootings. The link is strong. On marital weight gain: “Forget the “Fasting Diet.” It sounds like the “Maybe We Should Constantly Be Threatening Each Other With Divorce Diet” really does the trick.” Made me laugh: when your dad decides enough, it’s time for you …

Entitlement and…. Brock Turner

Recently, I wrote about entitlement and self esteem. I didn’t write about the dark side of entitlement. Brock Turner. That’s the kind of entitlement where you use other people for your own kicks. Where you don’t even bother to consider the people around you, nor think of treating them with even basic respect. Except I …

Education as a Bubble

In light of Gawker’s bankruptcy, I read an old New Yorker profile of Peter Thiel. This stuck out: Thiel believes that education is the next bubble in the U.S. economy. He has compared university administrators to subprime-mortgage brokers, and called debt-saddled graduates the last indentured workers in the developed world, unable to free themselves even …