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Condensed Works

I’m always reluctant to recommend condensed, abridged, or revised versions of any literary works. Students who use Cliff’s Notes or a condensed work can certainly get the gist of a plot and perhaps an accurate character overview, but the details must be omitted as are the nuances of the writer’s skill. Cliff Hilligas, the originator […]


It is not possible to master critical thinking skills without a study of philosophy. This involves objective measuring and testing of ideas and then implementation of those ideas into set principles. While we often think this is what we do, it is usually that we approach implementation by first trying to fit the idea into […]