Gary Stager: Are there worksheets on the upside of slavery? Equal time assumes all positions have equal merit. They don’t. Learning and institutions are subjective, no matter how loudly we suggest they’re not. Attempting to pretend otherwise is destructive and self-defeating. And yet.
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The Boston Globe reports that Cushing Academy will be eliminating their library and replacing their 20,000 physical volumes with 18 e-readers. And a cappucino machine. The article goes on quote various experts lamenting or praising the decision. My only question is this: How bad was circulation in their library when the assumption is that 18 […]
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My guess? Not much. It slips away, lost in the collection of tweets that came before and after. But before it does, it steals the little bit of exigence that, over time, builds up and becomes a blog post. Or maybe not – but it seems to happen that way to me – tweets discharge […]
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