--- In email@example.com, "Ron Clinton" <clinton65@...> wrote:
<<*: From a recent story about Cushing: "The future, they believe, is digital.
"When I look at books, I see an outdated technology, like scrolls before books,'' said James Tracy, headmaster of Cushing and chief promoter of the bookless campus. "This isn't 'Fahrenheit 451' [the 1953 Ray Bradbury novel in which books are banned]. We're not discouraging students from reading. We see this as a natural way to shape emerging trends and optimize technology.''>>
OK, the cat is out of the bag: "shaping emerging trends and optimizing technology" equals education, according to this person. That is a really incredible statement...
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