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Joshua Gibbs

Joshua Gibbs teaches online classes at GibbsClassical.com. He is the author of How To Be Unlucky, Something They Will Not Forget, and Blasphemers. His wife is generous and his children are funny.

Become What You Behold: Why Plundering The Egyptians Rarely Works

As a teacher of teenagers, and a former teenager myself, I have often heard about the ability to “handle this movie.” We speak less frequently of a teenager’s ability to “handle this music,” and little at all of the ability to “handle this book.” The ability to “handle a movie” is typically staked in the

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Grade Inflation.

“Whether it was concern for the effects of grades on student self-esteem (e.g. Bauchman and O’Malley 1977; Marsh 1990), intra-departmental concerns about attracting students though the implicit promise of good grades (Becker 1997; Freeman 2010), or concerns, particularly strong at elite schools, about the effect of grades on graduates’ job prospects (e.g. Dickson 1984), the

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Do You Find The World A Satisfying Place To Live?

A questionnaire given to students after finishing The Discarded Image, yet before beginning a conversation about the book. On a scale of 1 to 6, where… 1 means “Strongly Disagree” 2 means “Disagree” 3 means “Kind of disagree,” 4 means “Kind of agree” 5 means “Agree” 6 means “Strongly agree” …please respond to the following

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