Documentary Waiting for ‘Superman’ Tells A Sad Story On American Education

I just finished watching Waiting for ‘Superman’.  I’d read good things about the documentary, but I had no idea that it would touch me the way that it did.  I have always believed that if you want to change the world the way to do it is through education.  Educated individuals don’t cause war, they don’t stay in poverty, go to jail or raise dysfunctional families at the levels of those that aren’t educated.  The problems of the financial meltdown, high unemployment rates and worldwide conflict is mostly the fault of uneducated ignorance. The revolution in Tunisia was started by an educated individual setting himself on fire because of the injustices put upon him and his nation.  Tunisia is actually a fairly well educated nation because of state...

Movie Review: Enron – The Smartest Guys in the Room

Very rarely do I actually ever review movies. Ok this is actually the first time I’ve formally written a movie review. Enron: The Smarest Guys in the Room simply struck some cords as being extremely relevant and hitting on my deep engrained moral and ethical principles. It was simply appalling to see the level of deceit and corruption that was going on in this company for an extended period of time. What was most troubling was the fact that these people honestly believed from the bottom of their soul that what they were doing was ok and that they were smart enough to make everything work at the end of the day. I’m sure pretty much everyone has heard the Enron epic story of collapse? This movie does a fantastic job of documenting the process from the...