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Random Thoughts

When I have “random thoughts,” they are usually along these lines:

I’m hungry.
My desk is really a mess.
I’m thirsty.
What’s that smell?
Do we have any ice cream?

Thomas Sowell’s “random thoughts” look like this:

In this era of political correctness, some people seem unaware that being squeamish about words can mean being blind to realities.

…and this:

Students can graduate from even the most prestigious colleges and universities wholly unaware that there are not simply different opinions about particular issues but a whole comprehensive framework of ideas and analysis through which those issues can be seen in a way that leads to very different conclusions from the ones their professors have taught or insinuated.

That might be why he’s a college professor, and I’m… not.

2005-09-20 at 9:49 AM MT | |