Posts Tagged ‘Barefoot College’

Movie night: Networking of another era

Remember movie night at the local Drive-In? Those of us of a certain age recall climbing into the backseat and watching the movie on a large screen with our parents. Everyone from the town was there and people would walk to the snack stand and meet friends. People would come together. A movie night was…

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#FlipTheSwitch LIVE from Africa

    First we trekked through Latin America during the “dry season” and got soaked to the bone. (No, no climate change. Nothing to worry about…) We visited three countries and filmed a new episode of #FlipTheSwitch live every day for 10 days.   At one point we thought we might have killed the crew…

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Facts won’t work

Facts.   The coin of the realm, right? As it turns out, no. Facts—the hallmark of science, the great ender of debate or swayer of jury— do very little to change hearts and minds. “Facts are flaccid”, the facts themselves tell us. “Once formed,” the researchers observed dryly, “impressions are remarkably perseverant.”   Which explains…

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