“Lord of the Flies”

“Lord of the Flies”

Screen Shot 2016-03-15 at 7.30.36 AMA sobering reminder, Lord of the Flies explores the dark side of humanity, the savagery that underlies even the most civilized human beings. William Golding intended this novel as a tragic parody of children’s adventure tales, illustrating humankind’s intrinsic evil nature. He presents the reader with a chronology of events leading a group of young boys from hope to disaster as they attempt to survive their uncivilized, unsupervised, isolated environment until rescued.

“We did everything just the way grownups would have. Why didn’t it work?” – Piggy

Movie trailer:

1990 Movie version – Trailer


The entire 1963 film found on Youtube; a classic.


1990 version:


Complete audio book:

There’s Something Absolutely Wrong With What We Do To Boys Before They Grow Into Men

“Lord of the Flies”

The Enemy of Creativity Is Fear

Fear creativity“Fear, not the kind where you fear for your life, but the kind of fear that makes you afraid you are going to say something stupid. The kind of fear that makes you self conscious and makes your heart beat a little too fast. That kind of fear is abundant in schools and businesses, and it is toxic. It robs people, from students to business people, of one of the most critical skills they need to be successful: creativity…” – Delise Crimmins – Chief Learning Officer at Opt In Experts