Hobbes and Public Education

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Thomas Hobbes contends, both explicitly and implicitly, in his Leviathan that political philosophy is an impossible project because the greatest of the political philosophers (Plato and Aristotle) had failed to convert political wisdom into an attainable goal. In other words, … Continue reading

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The Hobbes Game – FUN FUN FUN Game for Social Studies Classes


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Snack This! Bitesized Education Micro-Casting

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Listen to my Bitesized Education Microcasts here! I just got married in November of 2018.  My family has now grown to 4 mini-humans and  the two adults that seem to be in charge most of the time.  My wife, Wendy, … Continue reading

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#OwnYourCrazy – Coaching and Kaleidescopes

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Ralph Waldo Emerson and an immortal sea creature… Quick, what do they have in common?! Watch the following video and we’ll get to the connection later on… Ralph Waldo Emerson was a bit of a nut… but I appreciate his … Continue reading

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Wedding Crashers: Counterpoint vs Harmony

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“True love is your soul’s recognition of its counterpoint in another” One of my favorite movies of all time is Wedding Crashers.  It’s funny, chaotic, irreverent, and… at times… deep (as this clip suggests). Now…  Whether the line said above … Continue reading

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A Leadership Lesson from Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer — Leadership Freak


Rudolph was a treasure waiting to be discovered. Irritants become advantages in the right situation. My impatience irritates a person on my team. (It probably irritates lots of people.) I’ll call him Mr. Compassion. In a morning meeting, we decided … Continue reading

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On Faith

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Faith is hard. LOL & also UGH… Harvesting the fruits of faith is difficult even though they are among the sweetest of things. Faith, in one estimation, is the belief that something WILL happen without having absolute PROOF that it will. Faith means … Continue reading

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Sores and Defensive Speeches


Words …even normal, daily yakkings … carry scars, culture, history, and a family lineage with them…much like people do.  If one is an over thinker like I am (not a badge of honor, to be sure…like Aristotle once said, you … Continue reading

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