FYI: the universe does not stop evolving because of greedy guts. George T. Land called it "Grow or Die. Cessation of scientific research into energy evolution, directly connected to human evolution, by top secret greedy guts confronts us with the scenario described in the evolution blog, "and yet, by SECRECY AND SILENCE - THE DEATH SENTENCE WAS ALSO SEALED, as the advanced energy requirements for survival were denied"
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 14, 2006
(CBS) A bipartisan panel is warning that America's students are falling behind those in even some of the poorest countries, CBS News correspondent Thalia Assuras reports. "I am really worried about where this country is," says ex-Sen. Bill Brock, a former Secretary of Labor. "We've got an information world, we're networked to the rest of the world, it's a global economy and we're not preparing our young people for that world." Students from Asia to Europe outperform Americans on tests. Thirty years ago, the U.S. boasted 30 percent of the world's college students. That figure is now 14 percent. Meanwhile, most other industrialized nations educate their 16-year olds at a college level. Neha Sharma is 16. The daughter of a diplomat from India, she's in an advanced college-level program in Virginia, rare in U.S. public high schools. "I hate to say this, but the education system over here is worse than it is in India," Sharma says. Emerging giants .....full text