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Of Heat, Houses, and Heuristics

Thinking about ecology from a national perspective, my house with standard R-19 walls and R40 roof, standard windows, and so on, is a “problem.” From a local perspective, though, there’s a solution that’s far simpler than the ones proposed by national standards for green building: Get up from my library chair and throw another log in the wood stove.

Self-Esteem v. Standards

The fundamental reason why American children are not educated properly is simply because the American people do not want their children to be educated properly.