Do you understand the story of unprecedented human progress in the modern age?
“And the story belongs not to any tribe but to all of humanity—to any sentient creature with the power of reason and the urge to persist in its being. For it requires only the convictions that life is better than death, health is better than sickness, abundance is better than want, freedom is better than coercion, happiness is better than suffering, and knowledge is better than superstition and ignorance.”
Yes! Students can earn a semester’s credit through the Academy of Thought and Industry (WASC accredited) for successfully completing the course. Additionally, for students in California who are interested in applying to UCs and state schools, the course is approved for A-G purposes and meets requirement G (College-Preparatory Elective / History / Social Science).
"I learned so much about the history of technology and how I can take part in the future of progress. Through the discussions, I was able to understand the lessons in perspectives I couldn’t have imagined, and the readings were so much fun!"
"One of the best and most rewarding learning experiences I’ve ever had.… I now feel more confident and inspired to keep the torch of progress going."
Juan David C.
"The highlight of my summer."