A Handbook for Journalists

When terrorism hits, recall: The Basics – Naming is, to a certain extent, choosing a side – Terrorism has no official definition – There is a crucial difference between terrorism and resistance – State terrorism exists, and is “a form of government” – “Glorification of terrorism” is an expression to be carefully defined – Not all…

Three Lists About Sex

In his book Sex in Public: The Incarnation of Early Soviet Ideology, Eric Naiman provides some bizarre examples of the rhetoric used in the Soviet Union, during the 1920s, in order to discourage sex and desire. For instance Dr. M. Lemberg, writing in 1925, recommended five rules for “avoiding sexual stimulation”: Never drink alcohol. Sleep…

10 Rules for Students and Teachers

Rule 1: Find a place you trust, and then, try trusting it for awhile. Rule 2: (General Duties as Student) Pull everything out of your teacher. Pull everything out of your fellow students. Rule 3: (General Duties as Teacher) Pull everything out of your students. Rule 4: Consider everything an experiment. Rule 5: Be Self Disciplined. This…