The Formula for Intellectual Success: QEMCI

The Formula for Intellectual Success: QEMCI

“Everyone” (whoever that may be) agrees that the key to a successful life of happiness these days is in education. More learning equals more…everything good apparently. Just ask any politician (free college!), most employers (college degree required!), and the vast majority of parents (you need a degree!). So the idea is that more education is good, but what kind of education? You can get a degree in pretty much anything these days.

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Unmerciful Change and the Need for Practical Intelligience

Unmerciful Change and the Need for Practical Intelligience

We live in a world of constant, unrelenting, and often unmerciful change. For most people today, especially those under the age of 50 or so, this is a normal state of existence. From a historical perspective this is not normal. The last one hundred years has been witness to unprecedented and unparalleled technological change. This technological change has driven social, cultural, and political change. Not much, if anything, has been left untouched. Even knowledge and what it means to be “smart” has foundationally changed.

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