Monthly Archives: July 2017

Category Mismatches, Part Number B

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So I’m spending part of my Sunday morning reading the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce 2016 whitepaper called America’s Divided Recovery: College Haves and Have-Nots. I’m weird that way. And I’m trying not to be surprised at some circular logic. Based on the education level of incumbents, this report… Read more »

Forgiving Our Parents. Again. Imperfectly.

How do we forgive our Fathers? Maybe in a dream Do we forgive our Fathers for leaving us too often or forever when we were little? Maybe for scaring us with unexpected rage or making us nervous because there never seemed to be any rage there at all. Do we… Read more »

Category mismatches

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Once we divide the world into labeled buckets, we can quickly fall into the trap of thinking that everything must fit into one of them. The work I’ve been doing has shown me an awful lot of category mismatches, easy labels that contain dissimilar things. STEM, for instance, is a… Read more »