Posts by Kevin Knox

What Can I Do?

The question in the title of this article is short and to the point. But let me add three more words: As an engineer, what can I do? I have a passion for education. My father was a public school teacher, but I never thought I had the servant attitude required to follow his lead.…

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Beware the Trojan Horse

In 1995 I published a light-hearted “interview” with Leonardo daVinci in LeftHander Magazine. It was, for me, the combination of my three most treasured hobbies: science, history, and writing. It also meant the removal of another hero from his pedestal. DaVinci was my icon – the perfect Renaissance Man in more than one way. He…

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Thoughts From the Belly of the Leviathan

The word of the Lord came to Jonah son of Amittai: “Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me.” But Jonah ran away … (Jonah 1:1-3). When the pastor of my youth asked me whether I would consider the ministry, I took it seriously.…

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Reflections

People try so hard to open a story with drama, that the line, “I was born in the midst of a terrible snowstorm” has become a cliche joke. But, believe it or not, in my case it’s true. My Dad loves to tell stories, so I’ve heard this one many times, including the part where…

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