Cocking A Snook Too!

Independent, Irreverent Unschoolers – or at least one – Take On the Universe

Blogs Vs. Newspapers: Shirley Temple Explains It All September 24, 2006

Filed under: Gullibility,News to Ponder — JJ @ 10:11 pm

Alert! Alert!

Contrary to previous reports, Innocence and Naïveté are alive and they occupy a college campus in the form of a young lady college student majoring in Newspaper Editing. Isn’t it amazing how these things turn up where you least expect to find them?

Read all about it because then you’ll know everything you need to know to understand the always-unschooled young lady standing boldly at the helm of this omnivorous blog!


Failing at Freedom to Learn September 23, 2006

Filed under: Uncategorized — JJ @ 2:22 am

Can we imagine no better meaning for education than mere school?


Inherit the Wind Still Evolving Its Power of Story September 22, 2006

Filed under: Uncategorized — JJ @ 9:54 pm

Rosie Forrest is the artistic associate of Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Illinois, and is currently serving as the dramaturg for the theatre’s revival of “Inherit the Wind.” Here she writes for The Scientist, Magazine of the Life Sciences:

The evolution of Inherit the Wind
The classic play has something to teach us about the intersection
between science and religion at three crucial points in American history

Inherit the Wind is a play that belongs to three decades. Its story was
inspired by the Scopes “Monkey” Trial of 1920s, it was a hit on Broadway
in 1950s, and it remains pertinent to the battle between evolution and
intelligent design that found its way to a Pennsylvania courthouse only
last year…