Archive for January, 2005

Once Upon A Time in Dooceland

Saturday, January 29th, 2005

Heather tells a great story. Below is just the beginning: A couple days ago I was coming home from the grocery store when I stopped at a four-way intersection. The guy headed in my direction ran the stop sign, and the woman to my right whose turn it was to go entered the middle of […]

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Tolerance & Benefit of the Doubt

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

From the ever-wise Tish: Tolerance can generate an atmosphere of moral relativism and deference to the point where opinion is almost thought of as pathology. Benefit of the doubt is more about taking a position not as a negation of another point of view but as an expression of a personal integrity. —Fatshadow

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Inundated

Wednesday, January 26th, 2005

I have been completely engulfed by my new job as an academic coach and supervisor. The job is an intense learning experience; it’s challenging all my conceptions of control and chaos. I like some of it, and some parts I dislike intensely. This is a good sign. What this means, though, is I have been […]

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