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ON CURRENT AFFAIRS IN 2017

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KENNETH WESTHUES
Professor Emeritus
University of Waterloo, Canada

Updated with quotes for November 2017:

Classic:
Nothing is more horrible to me than the arrogance of the “intellectual” and learned professions.
— Max Weber, 1893.

 

Direct:
The test of whether we are worth our salt is whether we can offer other people more helpful ideas than they can think up on their own during coffee breaks.
Basic Principles for Social Science in Our Time, 1987.

Garden moment for November 2017:

First snow of the season on an oakleaf hydrangea, Niagara.


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