Keeping ‘alive’ & ‘relevant’ in the ‘present’

It is now when the twits are tweeting and personalities are going live on facebook that we so need men and women to be involved in the enterprise of rigorous humanities & social sciences research.

To disconnect (ironic that I say this on a blog) …

To understand how the past is rhyming with the present. And more importantly, …

To know how that being ever so in-the-moment (whatever that may be) is actually dangerous and distracting from the long, difficult task ahead of us.

We don’t need more commentators on facebook but we need more faces in books. “Tolle Lege!”

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