Posts Tagged ‘ignorance’

Is Education expensive?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.

— bumper sticker

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Ignorant father learns a lot

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.

–Mark Twain

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

 

 

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Parallels or Something New?

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

An educated man sees parallels while a simpleton sees something altogether new.

–Sigmund Graff

 

For a sneak peek at the first 20+ pages of my memoir, Walled-In: A West Berlin Girl’s Journey to Freedom, click “Download a free excerpt” on the home page of http://www.walled-in-berlin.com. Walled-In is a story of growing up in Berlin during the Cold War.

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