I think that local school districts - not the federal government - should make the decision about how they teach science, biology, economics. I want my kids to be taught about evolution; I want my kids to be taught about other theories.
Sep 16, 2014
Every morning at school - they had schools in those barracks - we started the day with The Pledge of Allegiance to the flag….and there was the American flag flying over the camp. But I could also see the barbed wire fence - and the sentry towers with the machine guns pointed at us - from my schoolhouse window, as I recited the words, “with liberty and justice for all.
Jul 23, 2014
I don’t think it’s that I’m really smart. I mean, I know people that are way smarter than me. You can be a genius, but if you don’t have the creativity to put that knowledge to use, then you just have a bunch of knowledge and nothing else.
Oct 13, 2013
The English language was carefully, carefully cobbled together by three blind dudes and a German dictionary.
Feb 01, 2009
I saw how the university life goes, both in Europe and then in the US…and I was just aghast, because everyone was what I call drillers of deeper wells. These academics sit at the bottom of a deep well and they look up and see a sliver of the sky. They know everything about that little sliver of sky, and nothing else. I scan all my horizons.
Nov 25, 2013
I feel it is our inherent duty as a humane society, above any intangible responsibility, to invest in our world's children's potential, passion and confidence.
Oct 27, 2010
You can't treat Russia like a guilty schoolboy who has to put a cross on a piece of paper to show he has done his homework. That kind of language is unacceptable.
Apr 18, 2014
In colleges, there are no gender separations in courses of study, and students can freely choose their majors. There are no male and female math classes. But women generally choose college courses that pay less in the labor market. Those are the choices that women themselves make. Those choices contribute to the pay gap…
Apr 15, 2014
We’re definitely blessed to get a scholarship to our universities, but at the end of the day, that doesn’t cover everything. We do have hungry nights that we don’t have enough money to get food.
Mar 27, 2014