Category general education

Should We Talk about Abortion with Kids?

To some, abortion seems like an adult topic that is simply not suitable for kids. Is it possible, though, that kids can learn the facts and arguments they need in order to think clearly about abortion when the topic finally confronts them? Find my answer in my short January update, entitled, “Is Anyone Too Young?” […]

"Take Five" Turns 50

This short piece from NPR’s All Things Considered is well worth a listen, especially if you want to understand one of the things that can make music really interesting: an asymmetrical meter. Jazz great Dave Brubeck reflects on “Take Five,” an influential piece with a double entendre title. His quartet created it and found themselves […]