MOOC Mania

  I have become a certified MOOC freak. There are several different platforms for MOOCS – Massive Open Online Courses – such as edX and Coursera, and happily many others … Continue reading MOOC Mania

“Well, you’re looking at the wrong guy” Bacevich on the Middle East

A. (Andrew Bacevich): “US policy was both contradictory and incoherent… worse still, they put that ignorance on display for friend and foe alike to contemplate. The US looked both stupid and untrustworthy.”
Q. (Mark Kukis): “I need cheering up.”
A. (Bacevich): “Well, you’re looking at the wrong guy.”

Foner Funny – Prof Foner on Delaware – more random musing

༺ Dr. Foner’s accidental funny: ٠Delaware Couldn’t Secede٠ Version (Civil War and Reconstruction I) ༻
“So, here it’s really martial law, almost, which is holding, which is getting, making sure that Maryland stays in the Union. And of course, if Maryland stays in the Union, there’s not much chance of Delaware leaving, because Delaware is just a tiny, little place stuck over in the corner.”

“Is anybody here from Delaware?”

[Silence from class. No one is claiming Delaware.]

“I don’t mean to say anything bad about Delaware.”
[Silence solidifies.]

“I don’t really like Delaware much…”