This MSNBC article provides some additional perspective:
In case anyone suffers from the illusion that there isn't a problem, let me quote:
"Student loan debt in the U.S. now totals more than $1 trillion. That’s more than all the outstanding credit card debt in the country."
It is time for American colleges and universities to step forward and become part of the solution... or else they simply continue to be part of the problem.
I can now report the successful exposure and development of two plus-x negs following this method. The edges are good and crisp.
Thanks Critical thinking is definitely in ever shorter supply. There are just far too many black boxes that we rely upon, too many assumptions made by our young people. I really worry that the classic education of being made to think and then think again is quickly eroding, to be replaced by, I don't know, Rosetta Stone.
I think you have said it well. I have juniors under me who cannot think beyond their computer or smartphone. The 'is this a reasonable answer' ability is missing in all of them.
That I atribute to a lack of critical questioning as a component to thier current 'learning paths'.
True. Attention on me please!!! Spotlight! Accolade!
More and more ways of marketing "individuality" to individuals devoid of both attention and individuality. That's actually a great subject for another blog article, Keith - the Selling of Me or alternatively Buying Myself.
Basically, as the population grows and the individual becomes even more of a cog, anything that can restore or provide even a smidgen of light on them will be considered valuable. Example A: Facebook.
I was speaking of commercial tatoo parlors. Not prisons. Maybe these digital tatoo guns could also be loaded with a tattoo eraser? Or switch to "suck" instead of "blow"? I'm getting too old ! The popularity of tatoos these days confounds me! Only ugly people used to get them. Now beautiful women get them !?$#@@#*****
Are Epson Inks aproved for TATOOS? I never had a desire to get a tatoo. But surely there is some standard for regulating toxicity levals of inks used for tatoos(?)