The Organization Kid; David Brooks; In The Atlantic; 2001-04.
Teaser: The young men and women of America’s future elite work their laptops to the bone, rarely question authority, and happily accept their positions at the top of the heap as part of the natural order of life.
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- The Origins of the Organization Kid
- The Moral Life of the Organization Kid
- Compelled by the Knightly Spirit
- “Love and Success and Being Happy”
- Princeton University
- Time-analysis studies, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
- Neil Howe, William Strauss; Millennials Rising; 2000.
- (Homilies for Children)
- es as Building Healthy Minds, Baby Minds: Brain-Building Games Your Baby Will Love, and Right From Birth: Building Your Child’s Foundation for Life. If you
- buy WombSong Serenades, a musical col
- l Buy Buy Baby, the infant-oriented megastore, offers at least half a dozen selections, including Mozart for Babies’ Minds (featuring the Violin Concerto no. 3), Mozart Playtime (with the Minuet in F Major), the Parents Magazine Classical Music for Baby Mozart collection (Serenade no. 13 in G Major), and Mozart for Toddlers (Symphony no. 35). P
- e Tiny Love Gymini 3-D Activity Gym (a 1996 Parenting magazine Toy of the Year) offers high-contrast graphics to stimulate sight and pattern recognition. Car Seat Gallery flash cards can be slipped into clear-plastic pockets to stimulate brain activity during those minivan rides. Babies can move on from there to the Playskool Kick Start Busy Crib Center, which utilizes natural kicking movements to activate music, other sounds, and blinking lights, and the Lamaze Infant Development System, which features a series of devices, including stacking rings, for various phases of infant development.Slightly older kids can move up to Sesame Street’s Elmo Picture Quiz, because it’s never too early to work on test-taking skills, and the Fun & Learn Phonics Bus, with interactive animals to help with letter recognition. The Skidoo ‘n’ Learn Solar System might be next on the curriculum, followed by either Language Little Dolls—bilingual dolls that speak English and Spanish, French, Italian, or Mandarin Chinese—or the Growing Smart “laptop computer,” which improves numeric, color, and spatial-recognition skills.
- A Nation at Risk, commissined by Terrel Bell, 1983-04-26
Terrell Bell was Secretary of Education, Ronald Reagan Administration.
- <quote> Some physicians believe that 10 percent of all children have the sort of conduct disorder—attention-deficit disorder, oppositional defiant disorder—that could be eased with Ritalin or some other drug. </quote>
- Ken Livingston; an essay; In The Public Interest; 1997.
- (Exposees of Adolescence)
- Martha Minow, From Children to Citizens, an essay, 1987.
- National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, 1997.
- Talented Teenagers, a Study. That. Shows, 1993.
- American Camping Association’s magazine
- <quote>Princeton has just completed a new student facility in the Frist Campus Center, formerly Palmer Hall, an old science building. <snip/> Prospect House, formerly the president’s residence and now the faculty club <snip/></quote>
- (Novels of Rebellion)
- Virginia Woolf, is cited, quoted.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald; This Side of Paradise
- Charles William Eliot, president of Harvard, back in the day, 1900s?
- John Davies, The Legend of Hobey Baker, 1966.
- Arthur Mizener, “scholar,” specializing in F. Scott Fitzgerald.
- John Hibben, professor, Princeton, 1900s?
addressed the graduating class of 1913.
- John Leboutillier; Harvard Hates America: The Oddyssey of a Born-Again American, Regnery; 1978; Kindle: no, paper: $0.01+SHT.
- Teddy Roosevelt
- John Reed
- Hobey Baker
- Allen Dulles
- Adlai Stevenson
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Jeffrey Herbst, professor, politics, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
- Fred Hargadon, ex-dean of admissions, Princeton
- Brainerd Alden Thresher; College Admissions and the Public Interest,, a booklet, 1966
- poetic frame of mind
- prudential frame of mind
- Dave Wilkinson, professor, physics, Princeton
- Robert Gamble, tennis director, some camp, New Hampshire.
- Kathryn Taylor, class of 1974, administrator, alumni affairs, Princeton
- Aaron Friedberg, “teaches,” international relations Princeton.
- Kathleen Deignan, dean of undergraduate students, Princeton.
- Robert Wuthnow, unstated, a sociologist.
- Robert George, professor, politics, Princeton.