- college, free_course, high_school, homeschool, mooc, online_course
- Web schools are increasingly open, free, varied, and effective.
This is a list of online schools and MOOCs that are not "fenced" up
virtually and open to all of us. It's now up to us to find courses
suitable to us, organize them, and spend time studying the
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This Web list collects web sites that provide open and free learning resources. Preferably, these sites should allow users to view courses without signing in.
- austrian_economic, college, economic, free_market, history, murray_rothbard
- History is not what we are taught. Here is a book that will turn
everything you learn about economic thoughts on its head. It all
did start with the Greeks, but Chinese, Catholics, Spanish
Scholastics, medieval Europeans, the modern nation states all
witnessed the ebb and flow of ideas about economic freedom -
clearly it was no one-way progress. Adam Smith paved the way for
Marxism. There is more startlingly detailed and extensive
discussion about what went through the ancient minds.
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To read a comprehensive, original, revealing, detailed, and well-argued discussion about economic thinking from ancient Greece to the 20th century.
- college, critical_thinking, high_school, logic, philosophy
- "Are you confident you can reason clearly? Are you able to
convince others of your point of view? Are you able to give
plausible reasons for believing what you believe? Do you sometimes
read arguments in the newspapers, hear them on the television, or
in the pub and wish you knew how to confidently evaluate
The audio does fade in and out.
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In Marrianne Talbot's six-part course, "you will learn all about arguments, how to identify them, how to evaluate them, and how not to mistake bad arguments for good."
- children, college, education, high_school, success
- High school is a safe time to let children take risk, fail,
learn, and grow strength of character - or grit. Protective parents
can hurt the child, who may acquire a mentality of entitlement and
not the mental muscles to recover from a fall. This Web list is
inspired by Jennifer Meer's article "My parents let me fail,
which taught me how to live" and Salman Khan's view.
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- Why will Salman Khan not tell his son he's smart?
- Why did Jennifer Meer's parents let her fail, and how did she benefit?
- Why should you let your children take risk, fail, and learn the consequence?
- What if you over-protect?
- austrian_economic, broken_window_fallacy, college, economic, henry_hazlitt
- Economics in One Lesson is an introduction to free market
economics written by Henry Hazlitt and first published in 1946. It
is based on Frédéric Bastiat's essay Ce qu'on voit et ce qu'on ne
voit pas (English: "What is Seen and What is Not Seen").
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To introduce Henry Hazlitt's classic on the unseen, hidden, ignored, overlooked truths and costs about economic issues. To provide readers with different editions (1952, 1982, and a version with an additional chapter), and various media (PDF, HTML, physical copy to purchase, and partial audio/video files).
- college, free_course, homeschool
- Udacity offers 36 college-level, free, online courses, and
attracts hundreds of thousands of students worldwide. Still
essentially a computer science learning site, it has expanded to
business, design, math, and sciences. It uses short videos,
practices, problem sets, and assignments. Students may obtain a
certificate, and may opt to pay for credit.
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This course aims to:
- Introduce Udacity's high-quality course choices (still mostly in Computer Science),
- Focus on a few courses as examples.
- career, college, health, high_school, job
- Chemical engineers have the higest median life-time earning, but
economic majors who are at the top percentile do even better,
according to the Hamilton Project. Check out your earnings
potential at their interactive chart. in contrast, the Bureau of
Labor statistics says the top earners are surgeons and other
medical professionals associated with lengthy training and
licensing restrictions. Both, of course, did not mention
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- Who have the top paying jobs according to the Hamilton Project?
- How do the engineering and economic majors differ in their median incomes, vs their top-percentile incomes?
- Where can I find specific data and chart on income levels for other education levels and specializations?
- Who are the top earners according to the Bureau of Labor statistics?
- austrian_economic, business, college, entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, startup
- Austrian economists understand that monopoly is moral when based
on innovation, which can be swept away by the next innovator. But
monopolies become immoral and infinitely sustainable when
governments get involved - through supportive laws, regulations,
and funding. Peter Thiel suggests we should aim for innovative
monopolies that not only create great value but also capture it. To
avoid political envy, the monopoly can be camouflaged by investing
in diverse products, like Google.
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- What kind of startup should we build?
- How are the airlines different from Google?
- How do economists view monopoly?
- How do Americans mythologize monopoly?
- How are we confused about monopoly?
- How is Google a monopoly?
- How does Google not appear as a monopoly?
- college, english, literature, poem
- He told God he had More, and was sent to prison along with the
priest and witness who married them. His flea was his matchmaker.
He told Death to die, commissioning a portrait of his own rise at
the Apocalyse. A spellbinding preacher, and a metaphysical poet,
Donne was born in a period of religious and political turmoil in
Europe (much like today's Islamic world) and masterfully mingled
deep sense of personal sin, faith, and redemption in his poems -
when not wrting about love.
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- To listen to John Donne's poems as read by great voice actors,
- To appreciate the text,
- To enjoy John Donne through quotes and images of his poems,
- To learn the background, analysis, and to learn from study guides.
- austrian_economic, college, economic, free_market, hayek
- Hayek knows that we cannot know enough to plan the economy, that
if we insist on central planning we would create injustice and
violence, that mainstream economists are only pretending to know,
advising government conceit that becomes so destructive. The
"Chops" section bookmarks additional works by other Austrian
economists on the economic calculation problem.
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- To collect Hayek's writings about how we are limited by our inability to handle enough knowledge to plan society,
- To highlight how arrogance on this matter will lead to disastrous results and oppressive central government.
- to collect other Austrian economists' arguments and critiques about the economic calculation problem (in the Chops section).
- The Hayek articles are:
- The Pretence of Knowledge (Nobel speech),
- The Use of Knowledge in Society (article),
- The Fatal Conceit - The Errors of Socialism,
- The Road to Serfdom (condensed booklet)
- career, college, mbti, parenting, personal_improvement, personality_test, psychology, quiz, romance
- Why is this greatest of all personality test not as wildly
popular as PlayBuzz quizzes? We collect free versions of this
psychology test in one place here. The 16-personality-type Jungian
typology is a popular, practical, and fun pesonality test. It is
useful in councelling for personal and relationship improvement,
career and study development purposes. These tests are variations
based on Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and ultimately Carl
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- Which one am I - ENFP, ENTJ, ISFP, ISTJ, or one of the 16 types?
- Where can I find free versions of the Jungian typology personality test?
- How does my thinking vs feeling style, introversion vs extroversion preference, sensing vs intuition function, and judging vs perceptive life style affect my life?
- college, engergy, environment, nuclear, physic, science, thorium
- Few arguments trigger more passion among smart people than about
global warming, alternative energy, and nuclear power. These videos
present non-partisan, non-intuitive, technological explanations
well-grounded in economic reasons.
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- To collect non-partisan video documentaries about our energy alternatives, climate impact, and economic priorities,
- To reconsider new nuclear technologies such as Thorium and molten salt reactors.
(This web list is inspired by Jon Morrow's article in the Chops section below.)