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Philip Roth
Education
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In my parents' day and well into yours and mine, it used to be
the person who fell short. Now it's the discipline. Reading the
classics is too difficult, therefore it's the classics that are to blame.
Today the student asserts his incapacity as a privilege. I can't
learn it, so there is something wrong with it. And there is
something especially wrong with the bad teacher who wants
to teach it. There are no more criteria, ... only opinions. I often
wrestle with this question of what everything used to be. What
education used to be.


(from "The Human Stain")
 

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