Hennessy's View

Domine, non sum dignus

Learning to be wrong

I am wrong a lot. When I was 25, I was wrong a lot, too. The difference between 1988 and 2015 is not that I’m particularly smarter now, but that I’m used to being wrong. Somewhere along life’s journey, I realized two things: 1. Being wrong isn't the end of the world. 2. Being wrong is the beginning of learning. When I was 25, I refused to admit being wrong about anything. Read more →

Today Is National Stomp On Marx Day

Join the fun and Stomp On Marx! Stomping on things is all the rage on some college campuses. But the kids are missing out on the real fun. Here’s an exercise I highly recommend for teachers of kids age 14 and up. Stomp On Marx! Here’s how you do it. Download and print this picture of the father of communism, Karl Marx. (click for larger image) Read more →