Re: virus: Religion {Work Rant}

Eric Boyd (
Tue, 04 Jun 1996 00:15:28 -0500

Wright, James 7929 wrote:

> Not yet; my reading list has spilled over the top of the printer and is
> winding down past the second-story landing now. Since joining CofV, it's
> growth rate has gone exponential; I foresee an eventual conflict between
> the amount of paper consumed printing out the list and the available
> paper to print books, so it may be a self-solving problem. <VBG!>

Never the less, I recommend you put this book on the top of the list.
It really should have been written as a philosophy book, except that it
would have stirred up far to much havoc in acedemic circles. The author
says "It's time Aristotle had his!"

> My parents sent me to school, so I didn't have to pay for it either - but
> then, I've always had a different attitude toward learning to begin with.
> I went to school with people like those you describe as well - and I
> suspect some persist all the way through graduate school, as well.

Why? Could it be that they have been infected by "Education is good"
and yet no been infected with "Education is fun?"

> Very true - sometimes not even that much; but then again, sometimes YOUR
> students get more out of it than you ever imagine they would or could.
> Children I taught swimming to over fifteen years back still remember me
> in some cases - now they have children of their own. It makes you feel -
> - - really OLD.

This I'm not looking forward to. Youth is great!