Tag: success

Don’t Let the 20th Century Taint your 21st Century Reality
Values

Don’t Let the 20th Century Taint your 21st Century Reality

I've been almost to the point of feeling rather desperate to impart this imperative upon my younger children still at home. As I have watched 2020 shenanigans and listened to its corresponding rhetoric, I realize that this is a war for the minds of the nation. The generation most effected is the younger one. Their minds are still coming into form and emotional pleas against tyranny will certainly grab their attention. I have to say that in my opinion, there is a rather inelastic group think amongst a vast majority of lower and middle class Black Americans that promotes a race ideology that has not shifted with the times. In other words, the 19th and 20th century life of the average Black person is wholly different than the life of the average 21st century Black person. Technology, co...
Discrimination Has Not Been Pervasively Effective
Culture

Discrimination Has Not Been Pervasively Effective

Some groups have been held back by discrimination and other groups haven't. A study of life might inform us that culture is the pervading deciding factor that will render the pervading discrimination largely ineffective. Dr. Thomas Sowell, Economist, on Discrimination By culture, I am referring to the values and norms that are established within the home and serve as an impetus for thought and action as the family members navigate their way through society. If the family has: a culture that values education as a means to expand and inform the mind and mechanism for teaching the individual how to think and learna culture of entrepreneurship that sets that views life from the position of ownership and personal responsibility for successa culture of championship, of that of a con...