Posts tagged 01/16/2013
The Cliché of Liking

I met someone at a party recently who said they had happened upon my blog.  I forgot to ask why or how. “It’s really interesting,” he said.  And then after a moment, he added, “You didn’t like living in France, huh?” Actually, he is Austrian, so he probably didn't say "huh?" but rather something closer to, "nicht wahr?"  I asked how many posts he had read, and he admitted that he had read only one, the post called Top-down vs Bottom-up.  Oh, I said, it is true that I didn’t like the institutional structure that I worked in.  Or perhaps any of the educational structures in France. 

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