FULL PDF: Teaching as a Subversive Activity by Neil Postman One of the greatest works of scholarly literature in the 20th century. Relevant today. Great book. In English.
What is Life? http://journalism.uoregon.edu/whatis/life/ An educational conference that promises vision and action.
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I am very happy that my doctoral dissertation has been published and internationally distributed by LPO Lambert (Germany). My plan now is to construct a few shorter books from the various sections of the dissertation, examining topics such as the learnability of creativity, filmmaking as a systematic process of work, the practice of grounded theory for filmmaking,Continue reading “The publication of my first book!”
I am developing a docudrama about a soldier in the US Army who defected to the enemy side in 1899 during the Philippines-US War on the island of Luzon. Throughout US History there are lots of other great examples of defection, some recent, but I’m most interested in Black US soldiers in the Pilipino-American War who defectedContinue reading “Defiant Defectors from the US Army”
I noticed a SF documentary filmmaker (www.chainedthedocumentary.com) is developing and producing a feature about the “student loan crisis.” I wish him great success. Posing the question to myself, I ask what is the student loan crisis? This gets my mind whirring. So the following is a response to the student loan crisis. Just like Erasmus the Educator, Artist, aContinue reading “Student Loans and the Road to Eternal Poverty”
This link has three interview clips with one of my heroes, Alan Dershowitz, a great thinker, scholar, and advocate for justice. LINK: http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/newsmakers/legal-system-treats-celebs-differently–dershowitz-says.html It is well worth the time to watch the interview(s). –Woody Dershowitz? –Alan Allen? My fascination with Dershowitz is enhanced by the fact that Dershowitz’s voice reminds me so much of WoodyContinue reading “Alan Dershowitz: My hero, Alan Allen and Woody Dershowitz”
Dear Sven: I know this is an unusual way to initiate contact, but I would like to work with you at Shell. Not sure what more to do aside from applying online, but that means HR scrutiny. It is my opinion that the job, Exec Producer/Creative Director is far away from the mainstream categories forContinue reading “TO: Sven Herold (www.svenherold.com)”
I love this photo because it illustrates the unflagging willingness of a true filmmaker to do anything, including going eye to eye with the king of the forest, for the sake of a good shot.