- On How Not to be Foxhog College | Easily Distracted
Excessive hedgehoggery makes it impossible to talk of change except as loss and violation, makes all planning into trauma. But a blithe fox, in love with his or her own humbuggery, tramples on the passions that sustain scholarly research and focused teaching, and doesn’t seem to understand the fineness of the line between a cosmopolitan jack-of-all-trades and a dispossessed vagabond. So how do we all stay open to the future in planning, stay provisional about our practices, without risking that dispossession? How to institutionalize restlessness and prevent rootlessness?
- Nation Trying, Okay? | The Onion – America’s Finest News Source
According to the results of a recent Reuters poll, 33 percent of U.S. residents want nothing more than two freakin’ minutes when someone isn’t continually breathing down their necks. 28 percent can’t believe they’re still putting up with all this horse shit, and for what? And, in response to comments that 46-year-old Dave Perelson of Richmond, VA seemed to be able to handle things just fine without always screwing up, roughly 700,000 Americans snapped, “Well, we can’t all fucking be Dave, can we?” Additionally, son-of-a-bitch, 67 percent of Americans reported.