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On auditing courses

Why do colleges charge so much to just audit their courses? Normally it’s the same fee as taking courses for credit. In fact, why do colleges charge at all for auditing courses? I see several advantages (and no disadvantages) to colleges letting people (students and non-students) audit their courses for free: First and foremost, it’s [...]

College students narcissistic

From news article: Today’s college students are more narcissistic and self-centered than their predecessors, according to a comprehensive new study by five psychologists who worry that the trend could be harmful to personal relationships and American society. “We need to stop endlessly repeating ‘You’re special’ and having children repeat that back,” said the study’s lead [...]

2/25/07

10:40 AM Words don’t seem instrinsic to man. I mean, when we’re born we have our five senses. In terms of art I would say we’re innately predisposed to appreciating and creating pictures (sight), music (sound), and the fragrant and the culinary (smell and taste). Language develops later on – which isn’t to say it’s [...]

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