“You don’t have to be an armadillo to study armadillos. You don’t have to be an ancient Greek to study ancient Greece. And you don’t have to be a Marxist to study a Marxist.” – from “Of Armadillos and Marxists” (The Read . . . #28)

Orange Dean

Apparently, it does need saying after all.  This too: “In teaching history or politics, the same idea holds. How many ways are there to interpret the industrial revolution? If you say ‘one,’ you’re badly wrong, no matter which one you pick.”

Enjoy the apropos post over at Confessions of a Community College Dean.

Class awareness, class privilege, reproducing class location, Realist’s representations of class . . . .

One thought on ““You don’t have to be an armadillo to study armadillos. You don’t have to be an ancient Greek to study ancient Greece. And you don’t have to be a Marxist to study a Marxist.” – from “Of Armadillos and Marxists” (The Read . . . #28)

  1. I liked that one, too, 12Keystrokes, albeit for different reasons I suppose.

    Anyway, it’s a good one.

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