The McDonalds-ification of Education

There is an approach to learning that is corroding education, especially higher education, in the US: the "McDonalds-ification of Education."

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If God Is Dead, Why Isn't Everything Permitted?

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Mental “Disorder”: Do You Miss the Mountains?

In the hit musical Next to Normal, a climactic scene portrays Diana Goodman, the lead female character, throwing out her bipolar medications, singing “I miss the mountains.” The lyrics, written by Brian Yorkey for music by Tom Kitt, continue: I miss the highs and lows, All the climbing, all the falling, All the while the wild wind blows, Stinging you with snow And soaking you with rain. I miss the mountains, I miss the pain.

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