Good whores and good professors offer a physical presence that’s worth your time and that, in its effects, can’t be duplicated by internet porn or distance learning. The devotion to intellectual seriousness and excellence, the ethos of disinterested curiosity, the communication of the attractiveness of cultural values through one’s complex sensibility, the modeling of intellectual agility and the pleasures of the mind generally through spontaneous, energetic, challenging, face to face dialogue… these are the things professors teach at the same time they teach a certain content.Go. Read. Understand.
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