Does Sharpening the Pencil Sharpen the Mind . . . ?
As our children return to school this year and the pencils are sharpened, our questions should focus on whether the minds of our youth being sharpened. If not, then do something about it.
For over 50 years we accepted the indoctrination of rote fact about the calorie-in/calorie-out dogma of weight gain. The consequence of learning rather than thinking is of the diseases of civilization now prevalent in over 2/3rds of the population.