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11 February 2005

More Moleskine worship

They really are wonderful little notebooks.

Here’s one of a number of sites devoted to the Moleskine notebook.

It’s the paper and the way it feels when you push a good pen across it.

Posted in OnTheWeb on 11 February 2005 at 10:45 am by Nate

Tenure and free speech

This, of course, is why we have security of employment in the university
Otherwise, the conservative political masters of many state and private
universities and the liberal orthodoxy of many campuses would stifle
free inquiry.  It protects radical liberal Ward Churchill in the
same way it protects neo-conservative Harvey Mansfield.

And, as is true with most free speech debates, the people who object
most strenuously to the ideas expressed forget that they benefit from
the protections they object to when they say things unpopular.

Posted in IvoryTower on 11 February 2005 at 10:37 am by Nate