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The Responsibilities of Being an American Citizen

We talk a lot about our rights as American citizens, but what about our responsibilities? In his May 9, 2017 Time magazine article, “Andrew Jackson is the Perfect Icon of Selfishness for Trump,” Tavis Smiley offers a point of view that I think is worth repeating. He reminds us of Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis’ declaration […]

Intellectual Caliber

Based on my experience and observational research, I have come to value the intellectual caliber of a person based on how they measure up on the product of three dimensions: Intellectual Caliber = Intellectual Strength x Intellectual Integrity x Intellectual Humility Descriptions of what is meant by each of these dimensions are provided below.  They […]