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24
Aug
2015

Can you spot a debater?

I have to admit up front that I have a set of biases when it comes to debate. My older sister was a debater throughout her high school career. Despite all of the time and effort she put in to research, I feel as though she actually owes all of her debating success to me, the annoying younger sister who constantly tried her patience and allowed her to unknowingly develop a stronger rhetorical skill set. Read More

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24
Aug
2015

Are girls allowed?

Last week, after a long day at work, I sat down on the couch with my son to enjoy what every father looks forward to: Cartoons. As time passed, and dinner time was upon us, I got up to prepare dinner (which due to fatigue was going to be whatever I could cook in 15 minutes or less). Upon my leaving the living room, my four-year-old son followed me into the kitchen and made the following statement: “No daddy, cooking is for girls.” Of course this was quite disturbing on multiple levels: where would a four-year-old come up with such an assertion?  Read More

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  • Tag: Education