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Is Thinking Obsolete?

OldCorps Wrote: May 01, 2013 10:12 AM
I have always told my son, "Never let school stand in the way of getting a good education." He listened, and now is a first year emergency medicine resident at Stanford. Oh, by the way, he is 23 years of age and started medical school at 18.
While it is not possible to answer all the e-mails and letters from readers, many are thought-provoking, whether those thoughts are positive or negative.

An e-mail from one young man simply asked for the sources of some facts about gun control that were mentioned in a recent column. It is good to check out the facts -- especially if you check out the facts on both sides of an issue.

By contrast, another man simply denounced me because of what was said in that column. He did not ask for my sources but simply made contrary assertions, as if his assertions must be...

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