Schooling Created this Consumer Culture

Schooling Created this Consumer Culture

Schooling acts as the reproductive organ of society and reproduces its thought patterns. One of the strongest criticisms of western culture is its over-consumption and resulting environmental degradation of the planet. Schooling created this wacky consumer culture by training us to be consumers whose perceived value increases the more we consume. Because most of school is …

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Natural Remedies for Anxiety: The Power of the Pause

When someone says something to you or an event happens and you immediately start to take offense and feel anxious or upset, do you know how to get rid of anxiety quickly? Below are 7 natural remedies for anxiety. 1. Pause You just need to pause. Do not let your lizard brain take over. Most of …

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Why I had to Turn Away $500,000 in Federal Grants

Ten years into my journey of education entrepreneurship, I had to give back half a million dollars. You can skip to that part, or see how I got there… Here was the nail that sealed the coffin on the two charter schools that I was developing for SelfDesign Learning Foundation: “On the one hand, you …

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