Tuesday, May 7, 2013


It's almost graduation time, and Inspirational Banners are breaking out on lamp posts all round the campus.  This one sent a chill down my spine: what about "Ambitious to exercise my talents to the fullest for the greater good of society," say?  It's so tempting to read this as "Make a lot of money and remember to bestow a lot of tax-deductible donations with it."  No wonder one doesn't always feel that The Humanities are a top priority ...

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