ACT and SAT each have their own parts of the country. The GRE has its lock on graduate admissions. And so, one could blame the companies, but really, economically, they have no incentive to change things very much because they’re getting the business.
You know, I’m just not going to get into American politics.
I think the meaning of abortion is what the woman says it is: For a woman who wants a child but can’t have this one, it can be sad; for a woman who doesn’t want a baby, it can feel like a huge relief, like having your whole life given back to you.
I learnt early on that your audience take the songs in the way they want to rather than the way you might want them too.
If someone comes to you and asks for help, and you can help them, you’re supposed to help them. Why wouldn’t you? You have been put in the position somehow to be able to help this person.
I do believe that freedom isn’t free – but today the corporate and political right wing is trying to cheapen this truly American value. They’ve been cynically using the word ‘freedom’ to rally the American public against its own best interests.
The greatest threat facing humanity is a radical Islamist regime meeting up with nuclear weapons.
If there’s going to be an SAT, it’s probably practical to invest in a book or perhaps in a course, but I’m sorry to say, I went to some classes that my kids took and it was clear in school that what they were doing was just SAT training.
Bulls can do nothing to demand justice. They can only defend themselves as best they can in a fight with a pre-determined ending and die never knowing why they were forced to endure such a painful and prolonged death. It’s up to us, as a civilized society, to call for an end to the Running of the Bulls and bullfighting.
As for money – when I have it, it’s great. When I don’t, I go get some. I’ve been a dishwasher, a gardener, a cleaner.