Monday, June 24, 2002

Testing and Censorship

The NY State Regents' English exam includes excerpts from modern literature for the purpose of testing writing and reading competency. However, the NY Civil Liberties Union has charged that the Board signficantly alters these excerpts to remove racial and sexual references and other references deemed potentially offensive. The authors of these works find the practice outrageous. - Groups call for end to 'censorship' on N.Y. exams - June 3, 2002

Monday, June 03, 2002

Postmodern thought from the 17th century?

Lunatic or visionary polymath, you decide. Athanasius Kircher could qualify as both.
A Postmodernist of the 1600's Is Back in Fashion