On the general subject of university change

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On the general subject of university change


Published on before 2005

Kimber Scott wrote: Ok, Fred. I give. But, remember what somebody's mom always told them, "You'll catch more flies with honey." I often wonder, "Who wants flies?" But, you know what it means.

Actually, that's what I think of the idea of treating modernists with unearned respect. I'm sure that with some willingness to conspire with them to promote false ideas I could get some of them to be my friends and even to help me out a bit, but why would I want such "flies" around me? Do you really think that's worth the cost in integrity and knowing that I'm helping to perpetrate an intellectual fraud?