Tag Archives: Hughes Aircraft

Droning On

After years of teaching high school English in upstate New York, working in aerospace here in Los Angeles, starting in the early eighties, was eye-opening, even if the work was in Training and Organizational Development, then in general Human Resources, … Continue reading

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Structurally Induced Pessimism

No one ends up where they expected. All the graduate fellowships meant a career as a scholar, or at least a tenure-track position teaching English at some small liberal arts college in the middle of nowhere – but that wasn’t … Continue reading

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Engineering a Better America

There are a couple of theories about why things just work so well – and sometimes they contradict each other. There’re the Great Man theory, where one extraordinary man (or woman) by sheer force of will creates something from nothing … Continue reading

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