Tag: rhetoric

Just say… wait?

The fact that articles like this don’t refer to Nancy Reagan as an activist is how well conservatives have fooled everyone into thinking that what they do isn’t radical or activism. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/11/21/opinion/rosalynn-carter-first-lady-politics.html

Shouts from the top of the Ivory Tower

Certainly, not all students wear these moral blinders. But the fact* that many students do, and that they are at some of the nation’s leading colleges and universities, should be a cause for profound concern across higher education. -Ezekiel J. Emanuel  “Hamas and the Moral Deficiencies of a Liberal Education – The New York Times“ *Where is that fact located, Professor? Could you cite your …

Always write your notes as if they’ll be found

While I was transcribing my notebook today, I came across this paragraph I wrote about the first chapter of Richard Miller’s Writing at the End of the World: Mary Karr’s The Liar’s Club is discussed in detail and while I’m pleased we found the time to discuss a female writer, I’m saddened that her story has to be about hope generated through the expression of …