Cerrar esta tienda y abrir otra, dos calles mas abajo. Pero empezar el negocio sin engañar a nadie, sin joder a otro porque piense distinto a ti, sin que te busquen pretextos para callarte la boca y sin decirte, además, que cuando te cogen el culo lo hacen por tu bien y por el bien … More Sobre la llamada democracia
“The invocation of science, of its ground rules, of the exclusive validity of the methods that science has now completely become, now constitutes a surveillance authority punishing free, uncoddled, undisciplined thought and tolerating nothing of mental activity other than what has been methodologically sanctioned. Science and scholarship, the medium of autonomy, has degenerated into an … More Keyword heteronymy
Read. John Patrick Leary has done, too. Axé.
It appears that only I think everyone should be on a tenure line. I understand the need for “flexible” faculty given shifting enrollments but I say that if you need someone clearly enough that you rehire them for longer than three years, you need them and should offer them a tenure track position. Pieces and … More I appear to stand alone
A colleague said: It is not a university, it is A PLANTATION. It is not a department, it is SOMEONE’S PSYCHIC SCENARIO. Therefore, DO NOT HOPE FOR RATIONALITY. Axé.
Person: I do not want children. I feel guilty about this as it is my responsibility to have them. Z: Studies show that every U.S. child born is highly detrimental to the environment no matter how green their lifestyle. There is no reason to feel guilty about not having them. Person brightens. Bystander (to Person): How can … More In which I am outspoken in ways that I do not even realize
I am now able to do some work I had thought impossible because I got lots of sleep and I am working slowly–or, at the speed I need to work. The reason I have always wanted to leave academia is that we are supposed to work very quickly, do a poor job (anything else is … More Slowly and with lots of sleep
This is important for my languishing article. It is hard to manage because it is about language, but wants to be about neoliberalism and educational policy. If I keep remembering it is about language, I may be able to finish it. Axé.
I want to read this and I may have figured out how to buy it. Axé.
“The common use of the argumentative essay in US schooling dates back to unprecedented growth in higher education and a literate middle class in the early 20th Century. College was no longer the purview of an elite group from similar backgrounds, and more students meant two things: an insufficient number of teachers trained in writing … More On teaching college composition