Price levels and monetary inflation

Economics: Lesson 145 If there is no 'price level,' how could anyone prove that monetary inflation raises prices? The price level is a statistic the tells the price of goods and services. The price level often fluctuates depending on how much money is in the market. When the money supply increases, prices rise. You might … Continue reading Price levels and monetary inflation

Physics Week 26: Magnetism

This week of the Ron Paul physics course focused on Magnetism. Here are the main points covered. Observations on magnets Attract and repel similar to electric charges.If a magnet is broken in half the pieces will attract or repel each other depending on their orientation. Magnetic poles Every magnet has 2 poles (north and south) … Continue reading Physics Week 26: Magnetism

The Winning Characteristics of a Cowboy and Politician

English: Lesson 135 Do you see any characteristic features of Stewart and Wayne in these films that rocketed them to permanent stardom? John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart had their breakthrough roles in two of the most influential and remembered films of all time; Stagecoach (1939) directed by John Ford, and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) directed by Frank … Continue reading The Winning Characteristics of a Cowboy and Politician

The 1930’s Created the Modern “Movie Experience”

English: Lesson 30 Would You rather watch a movie alone in a theatre or online if they cost the same? The 1930s saw the beginning of "talkies", movies with sound and actors speaking lines, and they were revolutionary. The sound allowed for an entirely new experience, with emotions being conveyed in multiple ways: through the … Continue reading The 1930’s Created the Modern “Movie Experience”

D. W. Griffith’s first Blockbuster Movie

English: Lesson 125 Birth of a Nation (1915), Directed by D. W. Griffith  Why was this movie the first blockbuster? Blockbusters are those movies everyone goes to see and talks about for weeks in advance. They are epic, filled with drama, tension, special effects, an incredible score, and of course a star-studded cast. Hollywood and … Continue reading D. W. Griffith’s first Blockbuster Movie

Physics Week 24: Introduction to dc circuit analysis

The main topics covered during week 24 in the Physics course from the Ron Paul Curriculum were: EMF, terminal voltage, resistors, resistance circuits, and Kirchhoff's law. Lesson 1: EMF: something that producing energy and an electromotive force Resistors in Series: in a series circuit the total resistance is equal to the sum of the individual … Continue reading Physics Week 24: Introduction to dc circuit analysis

Philip Dru: The Novel with no Plot and a Dictator

English: Lesson 120 Is this novel a defense of liberty? The book, Philip Dru: Administrator, A Story of Tomorrow, written by Edward M. House, seems to only have been written to describe what he would do if he was in power. House was the advisor to President Wilson from 1912 to 1919, and Wilson read the … Continue reading Philip Dru: The Novel with no Plot and a Dictator