historical memory

George Snedeker snedeker at concentric.net
Sat May 12 07:49:37 MDT 2001


Gary says,   I have never been able to understand how something vital
emerges in
> the newspapers and then vanishes from popular memory.  When I refer to
such
> events in my lectures students regularly look amazed at how I could say
> such things.

most of my students don't read the news papers. I'm not sure how they know
anything. perhaps it's because they go to school full time and work 40 hour
weeks that they don't read. they spend their free time pursuing the good
life.

George




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