- Considerations of "Modern life"
- Creative writing
- Joie de vivre
- New York City
- The law
Which is predictably, and perhaps fortunately, cooler, there is this:
There seems to be a perennial conflict between training productive human beings that may contribute to society in a meaningful (meaning, of course, being measured by cash money) way and training well rounded INDIVIDUALS which takes a holistic view of the multiple facets that comprise a persona.
Why must they be mutually exclusive? There is no continuum, apparently. Or, it’s broken.
Incidentally, these two events seem to reflect the disconnect between the societal values of China and the United States.