Thoughts

Opinions: 36 days to Commencement

Since my own brain is too fried to write more than school papers, here are some bits and pieces from the media worth mulling over:

My So-Called Opinions

“But what these critics seem to be missing is that many millennials are plagued not so much by apathy as by indecision. And it’s not surprising: Pluralism has been a large influence on our upbringing.” 
– Zachary Fine, NYU (Gallatin) student

The New York Times

 

Raising a Moral Child

“Children learn generosity not by listening to what their role models say, but by observing what they do.”
– Adam Grant, professor of management and psychology at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

The New York Times

 

Russell Moore Fears No Man

“But can anyone honestly disagree that this is one genuinely courageous man? He sounds like the kind of guy who, as soon he gets up every morning, reads the text of Galatians 1:10 he’s Scotch-taped to his shaving-mirror.”
– Michael Potemra, National Review literary editor

National Review

* Galatians 1:10 Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.

 

7 Things Learned from Michael Lewis ‘Flash Boys’ Furor

“Amid the hype for ‘Flash Boys,’ Brad Katsuyama shouldn’t be confused with Michael Lewis. Lewis is sensationalizing a controversy to sell books.”
– Les Kovach, TABB Group

CNBC.com

 

 

 

 

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