So Smart We’re Stupid

So Smart We’re Stupid

Every Friday my syndicated column appears in a bunch of newspapers in southeastern Ontario. Here’s this week’s, on the harm we may be doing by praising kids’ innate abilities rather than praising effort. There’s an awesome scene during the...

Occupy Whiners

Every Thursday and Friday my syndicated column appears in a bunch of newspapers in southeastern Ontario. Here’s this week’s! The Occupy Wall Street protesters are starting to really get to me. There they are, protesting corporations, while they film the...

More Problems with Entitlements…

photo © 2005 Michelle Hofstrand | more info (via: Wylio)   This morning I was reading SomeGirl’s Website, and she’s talking up a storm about entitlements. She’s been reading the book From Innocence to Entitlement: Today she posted this...

Entitled to My Entitlements

In 2006, David Dingwall, a former Public Works Minister for the Liberal government of Canada, resigned in disgrace after a scandal from running the Royal Canadian Mint. When asked about his extraordinarily generous severance package in a House of Commons Committee, he...