It's been a really long week. All I have are Idle Questions.
If most teachers violate copyright laws (via photocopies) does that mean Hell will be heavily populated by formerly overworked teachers? Will they still have students? Will they still have to grade papers? (The answer to that must be yes. Remember where we are).
Why in the world would I get into an argument with a teenager about the merits of punctuality? Why in the world would I get into an argument with a teenager about anything?
If the answer to the problems in public education is to fire all the bad teachers, why isn't the answer to all the problems on Wall Street to fire all the bad money managers, analysts, and traders? Why do they get bonuses for nearly destroying our economy while teachers and principals lose their jobs for not raising test scores sufficiently?
Informal poll question: If you could do what Thoreau did and go live alone in a cabin in the woods for a year, would you do it?