Comments on: these stories are the best http://www.lessig.org/2005/02/these-stories-are-the-best/ Blog, news, books Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:59:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.2 By: atcooper http://www.lessig.org/2005/02/these-stories-are-the-best/#comment-20898 Mon, 28 Feb 2005 20:29:22 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2005/02/these_stories_are_the_best.html#comment-20898 Has anybody read it to at least verify his solution is banning the Simpsons?

Shoot… I’ll do a quick scan now.

Read parts of it and found it’s interesting enough to give a complete reading even though I’m a bit wary about some of the references he cites at the end.

I found no mention of the Simpsons (a simple find command). I looked at where television shows up, and while he does betray a disdain for tv for reasons I sympathize with, he did not suppose banning the Simpsons would solve the education crisis.

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By: E.P. http://www.lessig.org/2005/02/these-stories-are-the-best/#comment-20897 Sun, 27 Feb 2005 19:18:39 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2005/02/these_stories_are_the_best.html#comment-20897 Get rid of the Simpsons? What a jerk! This is the best thing on television! This show has so many jokes crammed into every episode that it actually requires that one should be well-informed and reasonably educated, to understand every single nuance of satire. Yes, it is true that most of the writers are graduates of Harvard. That is no accident.

I am glad to see a more widespread use of CC licenses, but I can’t stand these control freaks that want to restrict what people can or cannot see.

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By: Karl http://www.lessig.org/2005/02/these-stories-are-the-best/#comment-20896 Sun, 27 Feb 2005 14:06:59 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2005/02/these_stories_are_the_best.html#comment-20896 Quite funny, given that the Simpsons is only still on life support thanks to innumerable writers with Harvard degrees.

I don’t think kids watch the Simpsons much anymore, but that could just be my observer’s bias. If he’s talking about public Universities, then maybe he has a leg to stand on…

-kd

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By: ibar http://www.lessig.org/2005/02/these-stories-are-the-best/#comment-20895 Sun, 27 Feb 2005 11:56:48 +0000 http://lessig.org/blog/2005/02/these_stories_are_the_best.html#comment-20895 that’s a great story!
your friend should have told him to put it on a “podcast” to stay on the razor-sharp blade of cutting edge… :)

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