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Why I Still Believe in the Enlightenment

I knew when I became a history teacher that there were certain stereotypes I wanted to avoid. For example, I didn’t want to be the teacher that kids like but don’t respect who spends all of class time relating to but not teaching the kids. Still, my politics are pretty radical for America (though pretty

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There is NO Excuse for Being a Douche- A Cheeky Title for a Serious Thought

“Heather, you have to remember that everyone around you is wounded and suffering.” “So am I and I don’t treat people like shit.” “Yeah, but not everyone’s brain works like yours.” I have a firm and deep commitment to the belief that nothing justifies treating each other poorly. In fact, I believe that if humanity

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