Dying For Success

Dying For Success

Rocca di Papa by | Aug 6, 2015 | American Dream, autism, college students, Cornell, Einstein, helicopter parents, Ivy Leagues, parents, R.D. Lang, schizophrenia, social media, suicide, The Brady Bunch, Trinity, University of Pennsylvania

 In the “Education Life” section of  The New York Times (8/2/15), author Julie Scelfo described the progress of freshman college students—the super-ambitious, high-achieving, high school students—who spiral into deep depression and sometimes even commit suicide. Who...

Election Dejection

http://sarajohnson-art.co.uk/portfolio/nggallery/page/6 by | Nov 7, 2014 | 1960s, American Dream, baby boomers, children, democacy, elections, freedom, industrialized nations, middle class, millennials, Obama, Republicans, statistics, U.S. rankings, unemployment, upward mobility, Wikipedia

     Growing up in the ‘60s, I believed being born American was like winning the world lottery.  Our country was the wealthiest, most powerful nation on earth! (Wasn’t it?) Other nations—particularly democratic ones—respected and envied our freedom, our prosperity,...

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