Posts Tagged 'Casey P. Haskins'

Haskins: Thinking for today can inspire creativity

Haskins: Thinking for today can inspire creativity

Col. Casey Haskins thinks Americans today are bloody monkeys in a cage.

He presented a scenario to explain: Five monkeys are put in a cage with bananas hanging from the ceiling. There is one stool in the cage, and when one monkey tries to take one of the bananas using the stool, bystanders spray all five monkeys with ice-cold water. This happens about three times.

The drawbacks of efficiency

The drawbacks of efficiency

As Americans, we are immersed in a culture that prizes efficiency. Even young children prize the ability to do things well and quickly, learning early to admire the best and the fastest. Schools teach efficient methods for solving problems. Students who figure out the approved solutions most quickly and apply them most efficiently are rewarded with the best grades…