Re: RARA-AVIS: "all those crappy books"

From: jacquesdebierue (
Date: 15 Nov 2009

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    --- In, "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    "When I look at books, I see an outdated technology, like scrolls before books,'' said James Tracy, headmaster of Cushing and chief promoter of the bookless campus.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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