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What’s it take to make it out there? Literacy, that’s what.

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were a formula? Heck, even an instruction book! Here’s what you do, and you’ll be fine . . . Two centuries ago, the German writer Heinrich von Kleist called it the Lebensplan, the idea that planning one’s life extremely effectively could reduced or eliminate the pitfalls. We’ve been trying to figure these things out for longer than human history has been recorded; we’re still working on it . . . but we’ve got some good clues. Back in February, the Pew Research Center’s Fact Tank published… Read more What’s it take to make it out there? Literacy, that’s what.