This is my line in the sand: I can read online for work if I must — even long documents –, and I can read short news articles, but I am not interested in reading books or magazines online for pleasure. Axé.
The word “offender” What the older white guard said about the roads and Louisiana: that they say there is construction, and that there is the inconvenience of construction, yet there is no actual construction, “is Louisiana” The use of vocabulary that depersonalizes, changes our relationship to ourselves and to reality The only interaction not reduced … More Notes on my notes, perhaps poetic
Our present age of austerity requires of us resilience as a psychological characteristic. University counseling centers now have resilience training, and psychology professors receive major grants to study resilience. But “resilience” studies are not science. We have here, then, one of the examples of commercial activity replacing research in the entrepreneurial university. Foucault appears to … More Foucault, encore
Definitely listen to this. When I get my turntable, I will buy it on vinyl. Axé.
When I was a child, I would read fairy tales in which most characters were either royalty or peasants. I did not know the word peasant and misread it as “pheasant.” So I would visualize these tales, in which many characters were pheasants that spoke and lived like people. I imagined the pheasants’ wives and … More Des mots
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The UK’s universities can justifiably claim an outstanding international reputation, generating multiple direct and indirect benefits for society, and underpinning our core professions through training and education. Yet these attributes are being undermined and degraded from within and without, with innovation, creativity, originality and critical thought, as well as notions of social justice, being threatened … More We should say this here
Du Bois’s rebuke to Davis’s restored reputation was withering: “Judged by the whole standard of Teutonic civilization,” he concluded, “there is something noble in the figure of Jefferson Davis; and judged by every canon of human justice, there is [also] something fundamentally incomplete about that standard.” The problem, he submitted, lay with the idea of … More Por si acaso les pregunten
An ancient article, that we will start reading again from our current perspective. The “boom” is a term borrowed from industry, as the author points out. Desde hace unos diez años los desafíos de las letras hispanoamericanas han pasado al primer piano de la consideración critica. Una literatura semi-colonial — marginalizada por el subdesarrollo de … More Una escritura revolucionaria 1
Wellness User Team Synergy Sustainability Stakeholder Self-Starter Resilience Pivot Peaceful Protest Nimble Learning Outcomes Leadership Innovation Flexibility Failure Errors in Judgment Entrepreneur Engagement Dynamic Descent Into Violence Democracy Customer Creative Content Civility Choice Caudillo Branding Best Practices Accountability Read all about it. Axé.