rePost: Best Teachers: Knowing and Doing: March 2009 Archives

I find myself sometimes pausing when I feel I am saying something that even I cannot do. I sometiomes think that staying quite is the most optimal course of action because I do not fancy being called a hypocrite , which I confess that I am often called. The thing is I have a simple […]

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Learned Today: Popularity~Success:The Economic Value of Popularity – Freakonomics Blog – NYTimes.com

Image by peterjaena via Flickr Thanks to Tyler Cowen of Marginal revolutions for the pointer here, I think his points are interesting and quite valid. AS for my views.; There is a certain rhythm to interacting with people. There is a certain rhythm in being friends with people. Honestly I had to learn that whole […]

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Stumbling and Mumbling: The power of stereotypes

Image by peterjaena via Flickr This is sad to read. In the Philippines people are labeled early on because of close family ties, where 2nd or 3rd degree relatives see each other at least once a year. One thing I observe in these awkward situation is the way people give young kids labels that tend […]

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-Happy Square Root Day!-GMANews.TV – 3/3/09: Math fans to observe Square Root Day – Odds and Ends – Official Website of GMA News and Public Affairs – Latest Philippine News – BETA

Image via Wikipedia 3/3/09: Math fans to observe Square Root Day 03/03/2009 | 08:58 AM REDWOOD CITY, California — Dust off the slide rules and recharge the calculators. Square Root Day is upon us. The math-buffs’ holiday, which only occurs nine times each century, falls on Tuesday — 3/3/09 (for the mathematically challenged, three is […]

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Cato Unbound » Blog Archive » Down with the Four-Year College Degree!

Image via Wikipedia I’m digging through unpublished/drafts in the blog and I found this. Its march already and students are starting to deal with finals and afterwards graduations, and finally the drudgery of work for most other people!  Thought provoking! Finally, consider the hundreds of thousands of students who go to college just because they […]

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