Why should I think artificial intelligence is on the near horizon when we can’t even make artificial animals?
Teaching is not like astronomy. It’s like saddle-making. You know, except with living beings instead of leather.
(Almost?) every child I’ve ever taught has or will turn out just fine. Not all of them will do it at my school though.
Teaching grammar functionally is one of the most colossal mistakes American “grammarians” could have made. It’s like teaching algebra before arithmetic. Actually, now that I think of it, we have some pretty bad ideas about basic maths too.
Learning Latin would be a lot easier if my students knew English.
Justice is the state of affairs where I get my way vs. Justice is the habit by which I happily give others what is theirs.
Pokemon Go is going to be the downfall of human civilization. Pure, unadulterated cupidity unchained. At least we have the solar flares to save us some day.
One day I will have all the time in the world to develop notes into topics and write on them at length.