The real value of an academic degree — not much.

  The Shadow Scholar, by Ed Dante (pseudonym), a paper by a pay-per-project academic ghostwriter, demonstrates how the proliferation of ghost writing has reduced academic degrees and distinction to an expensive commodity enabling nearly anyone of wealth, regardless of incompetence and illiteracy to obtain one, but not those deserving of them. We are not talking […]

July 4, 1776, a closer look at the declaration of independence

  We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the […]

A Glimpse into Learning

She drew in one direction and I in another, referencing the strings as needed. She came to add a few twists and turns in mine that magically enhanced the realism.  The picture evolved over some undetermined time, time which seemed to have become forgotten and irrelevant. Finally standing back and regarding our project, she said […]

Maiden Voyage

Hello.  This is my blog.   I am a fictional character from the book Rise of the Pirate Classes by K. Titchenell. Together with Jenny, Peter, Malcolm and Ping, I set sail to flee the tyranny of compulsory schooling and discovered what learning was really about.