Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Quote of the day

Of purer, higher things.

Emphasis, reiteration, and assertiveness in pushing what is only half-believed, or not believed at all, too often take the place of sending out authentic signals of conviction that a child listens for. - Jonathan Kozol, The Shame of the Nation

I just found the one sentence that encompasses my failed phase 3 experience. Oh the fake-ness! The insincerity! The politics and hierarchy and general sleaziness! May I never encounter that again.

And if I do, may I be capable of revealing it for what it is. Unworthy of the classroom.

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