November 8, 2005
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Homework

It's still an odd sensation to find myself assigned as homework. Ann D is studying at the University of Texas, and this was her favorite line:

Ironically, the fear that capitalism, mass production, and affordable access mean the death of art is, at present, more closely associated with the academic Left than with the reactionary Right; the Right seems chiefly concerned with abortion, homosexuality, and nudes.

She thinks I was a little hard on Sven Birkerts, though. Oh well. I haven't found the rest of the course...