Engineering Degree: The Smart Way (for Parents)

Written by Gary North on February 11, 2017

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I am writing this for high school juniors who have just received what seems to be bad news from their parents. My message: It’s good news for parental solvency, and it won’t hurt you a bit. But it’s not what you had in mind. I am going to talk straight with you. I am probably […]

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The Key Breakthrough in My 57-Year-Old Project

Written by Gary North on February 11, 2017

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Once in a great while, something bizarre happens to me. Once in a while, something convenient happens to me. When something bizarre and convenient happens, I call it providential. If it’s providential, I can implement whatever is convenient without more work. On Friday the 13th, 2017, I finished my last of 1,352 video lessons for […]

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Old Men Who Kept Going

Written by Gary North on February 11, 2017

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I see no reason to retire. I agree with Ray Charles. He was interviewed by a young reporter. “Do you plan to retire?” the man asked. Charles answered with a question: “And do what?” Of all the old men in my field who kept going, the master was Jacques Barzun. In 2000, Harper/Collins published his […]

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When Your Child Dies: Thoughts After 10 Years

Written by Gary North on February 4, 2017

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It has been a decade since I wrote my son’s obituary. I posted it the next day. http://www.garynorth.com/public/1967.cfmLew Rockwell posted it the day after I posted it. Writing it eased the pain. Writers often write to ease pain. When you are depressed, work. Work is a productive pain-killing drug. Warning: If you ever get tingling […]

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How Trump Can Pull NATO’s Nuclear Plug

Written by Gary North on January 28, 2017

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People in the media all think that they have the wisdom to advise President Trump. Frankly, they don’t. Of course, I am an exception. He should listen to me on this point. I am going to suggest something that I think he really should do. It would be good for the nation and good for […]

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