"Because teams get in the way of truly creative thinking. Can anyone imagine Karl Marx writing Das Kapital in a 'collective'? The collective or communal was his fantasy, his wet dream, but not his reality. He was a creative writer -- really…"
"How would an online seminar work? I would think that 'papers' should be limited to a few pages at most, or even creatively non- or partially textual, such as, for instance, diagrams, drawings, photos, a text integrated in some (probably…"
"Yikes. This stuff really takes off, doesn't it. Does that mean we are all lonely as we sit at our keyboards? Or not. (the anthropological question: What is 'lonely'? and 'loneliness'? The scare quotes automatically…"
"Yes. I'm trying. I liked the Harrison Ford/Indiana Jones effect of this one. My family's comment was that I had 'returned to type', that is, the Cornish miner. Both great grandfathrs (MoFaFaFa & FaFaFa) were killed in mines,…"