“Homeschooling sucks! Children have to learn to socialize, and they have to do it in a public school! Where else will children learn to lie, steal, cheat, master groupthink, indulge in unprotected sex, torment those weaker than themselves, and grovel to their social superiors - all skills vital in modern society, and skills the schools excel at teaching. No Child Left Behind, I say! ...
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“As an architect, I’m a rarity among university presidents, and I’ve often wondered why. Architecture is the ideal background for my job for reasons that are both philosophical and practical — very practical. “That’s because architecture offers one of the last Renaissance educations available. At its best, it strikes just the right balance between art and science,...
This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast. Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold. -William Carlos Williams