Teaching Teenagers About the Time-Money Trade-Off

Written by Gary North on October 31, 2015

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In the Ron Paul Curriculum, there is a course on personal finance. It is taught by Dr. Timothy Terrell, who teaches economics at Wofford College. In a course that I teach on studying, which I call the Academic Bootcamp Course (ABC), I teach techniques that speed up the students’ ability to master material. I constantly […]

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Video: Bridge Girder Machine

Written by Gary North on October 31, 2015

This is an amazing video. Over three million people have seen it. Notice that there are a dozen workers on the bridge. There may not be as many as there would have been, had the machine not been invented, but there are still employees. They are skilled employees. Message: don’t be John Henry.

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Are You a Burned-Out Pastor?

Written by Gary North on October 31, 2015

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Have you reached rock bottom? Are you ready to quit the ministry? Do you feel burned out? Burned-out pastors are a dime a dozen. There is a book on this: Pastors at Greater Risk. Maybe you should read it. But knowing you are not alone is not a solution to your problem. Other than quitting […]

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Economic Inequality: Jesus vs. Rev. Jim Wallis

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

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Economist Vilfredo Pareto announced a discovery in 1897: about 20% of the families in Italy owned 80% of the land. He went on to study the distribution of wealth in other Western European nations. The same distribution held true. Subsequent studies of national economies have revealed the same distribution, no matter what their politics are. […]

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Nine Corrupt Pillars of Classical Greece

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

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Maybe you are a Christian parent looking for a curriculum for your child. You are considering a school that costs $5,000 a year. It offers what it calls a classical Christian curriculum. Save your money. There is no such thing as a classical Christian curriculum. There never has been. There is a fake hybrid of […]

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The Academic Case Against Latin

Written by Gary North on October 24, 2015

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“But it is happened unto them according to the true proverb, The dog is turned to his own vomit again; and the sow that was washed to her wallowing in the mire” (II Peter 2:22). Up until the early 20th century, entrance into higher education in the Ivy League was Latin-based. By requiring Latin to […]

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