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There was no question of academic freedom or critical discussion having a role in the education process.

I thought "academic freedom" meant the course is the professor's castle? :P

By laying out pros and cons we risk inducing people to join the debate, and losing control of a process that only we fully understand. - Alan Greenspan

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Jul 3rd, 2010 at 03:12:37 PM EST
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Bob Dylan | My Back Pages
A self-ordained professor's tongue
Too serious to fool
Spouted out that liberty
Is just equality in school
"Equality," I spoke the word
As if a wedding vow
Ah, but I was so much older then
I'm younger than that now


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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sat Jul 3rd, 2010 at 03:16:19 PM EST
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... the freedom of the academic to seek work elsewhere.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sat Jul 10th, 2010 at 09:20:41 PM EST
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Or the freedom to be academic - and divorced from the realities of political, social and economic engagement.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Jul 11th, 2010 at 04:33:29 AM EST
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Any such freedom is a fantasy ... academics have that freedom to the same extent as factory workers.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sun Jul 11th, 2010 at 11:26:23 PM EST
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