Our addiction to comfort and the downstream psychological consequences is being ignored. anyone who has sat in economy plus, flying across the continent in a few hours, knows how ungrateful we are. Especially if right before take off that empty middle seat fills up.
Back to the social media is horrid for kids debate. Read this article - check out the #TikTok video theme that kids cheered for. Read about how engaged & creative & collaborative the kids are. Then read the @nytimes comments. Teach through the medium that triggers interest.
I have a long list of bad advice from distinguished professors w good intentions when I was a grad student and a few years post PhD. By ignoring them & doing what’s intrinsically interesting/valuable to me my career trajectory has been fine. Distinguished person 🚫 good advice