Month: September 2020

The Damaging Effects of Redefining Tolerance

Ideas have consequences. And right now the ideas that are being taught are wreaking havoc on our society. In a previous post, I discussed five ideas that are damaging society. This post will take on the fifth idea: tolerance. One thing I experienced when working on government programs, whether it was with the Department of Defense or NASA, was acronyms. I …

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The Damaging Effects of the Myth of Autonomy

Ideas have consequences. And right now the ideas that are being taught are wreaking havoc on our society. In a previous post, I discussed five ideas that are damaging society. This post will take on the fourth idea: autonomy and the rejection of authority. One of the best parts of working at NASA was the collaborative design environment. Each …

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The Damaging Effects of the Myth of Relative Truth

Ideas have consequences. And right now the ideas that are being taught are wreaking havoc on our society. In a previous post, I discussed five ideas that are damaging society. This post will take on the third idea: relative truth. I have a confession to make. I love doing those some-assembly-required projects. That’s probably why I also …

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The Damaging Effects of the Myth of Moral Relativism

Ideas have consequences. And right now the ideas that are being taught are wreaking havoc on our society. In a previous post, I discussed five ideas that are damaging society. This post will take on the second idea: Moral relativism. One of the most boring, yet most important parts of building a launch vehicle is writing the requirements document. …

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