Text Patterns - by Alan Jacobs

Sunday, May 28, 2017

"major collegiate disorders"

A follow-up to yesterday's post...

Of course it's possible to reach too far into the past to get context for current events in the university, but this book certainly offers some interesting food for thought:

I love the fact that there was something called the Conic Section Rebellion.

Anyone who said that nothing like this could happen today would, I think, be correct; but I leave as a potentially illuminating exercise for my readers this question: Why couldn't it happen today?


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