Tag: philosophy

Random Generalizations & Observations, Writing Tips & Career Advice

Not All Liberal Arts Degrees Are Useless

Liberal Arts Degrees

I have several friends and acquaintances whose kids are coming up on college. Several of them are taking the, “Let the kid study whatever she finds interesting and suits their talents,” while others are taking a much more militant, “You’re going into some STEM degree program because all liberal arts degrees are useless,” approach.

Books, Reading, & Libraries

Library Haul & Reading List 10/07/16

What a crazy week. At first it looked like we were going to get hammered by Hurricane Matthew so I spent time checking supplies and making plans. Turns out we’re going to be spared the worst of it, but spare a thought for those who aren’t so lucky. (If you’re in the path of that …

Random Generalizations & Observations

Don’t Know + Don’t Care = Freedom


My yoga instructor once said something interesting. “Don’t worry about what you don’t know, because knowledge isn’t perfect. The knowledge we have today will be obsolete or changed in a few years, so there’s no sense getting attached to one way of thinking, or one set of facts.” He also said that, to take this …