A personal favorite, Robert Wuhl, gives a remarkable demonstration of how to teach these kids today.
He uses his humorous gift, practiced stage presence, pop culture references and arcane facts along with multi-media to spellbind students with the idea that history repeats itself, pop culture is history and we've been here before.
He is hopeful we'll get through it, again.
I'm withholding judgement.
Four parts for the first episode, three for the second, all the links are there @ YouTube.
Does anyone else have the eerie feeling that "Idiocracy" might prove to be prophetic?
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Paul Krugman notes the anti-science, anti-intelligence problem Huntsman has with the GOP base. A major political party may nominate either a moron or a panderer for the office of President. After seeing Bush re-elected, I fear one or the other may win.
Never underestimate the size of the Fat, Stupid, God-fearing, Gun-toting electorate or how they can be turned out by fear of "the unknown".