by Bodwyn Wook
The “universities” of post-modern America are a grotesque and sub-literate horror. In their time, they were mostly quite unexceptionable state teachers’ colleges, or “normal schools.” These were wonderful places, and generations of young people learnt to teach the Odyssey and Don Quixote and geometry in the one-room schoolhouses of the land. To-day, these institutions have been transformed into zoos and sewers. There is no Latin, less Greek and only scant mathematics….
[Bodwyn Wook all rights reserved 2 May 2009]