Being a Boy is Not a Disease

An article in The Atlantic is music to my ears: “Stop┬áPenalizing Boys for Not Being Able to Sit Still at School“: A study released last year in the Journal of Human Resources confirms my suspicions. It seems that behavior plays a significant role in teachers’ grading practices, and consequently, boys receive lower grades from their teachers than testing would have More …

Bono on Jesus

When you have presidents on speed dial and your day job involves standing in front of a stadium full of people as they chant lyrics you wrote 25 years ago back at you, I would imagine it’s hard to stay humble enough to acknowledge that you need a savior. That’s why Bono is such an interesting character. When you see More …