Wendell Berry

Reflections West
5:00 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Paul Theobald & Wendell Berry

Paul Theobald

Paul Theobald admits he's tired of the pressure to remain rootless in order to "go far" in his teaching career. Wendell Berry names this cost of this pressure:

"That teaching is a long-term service, that a teacher's best work may be published in the children or grandchildren of his students, cannot be considered, for the modern educator, like his "practical" brethren in business and industry, will honor nothing that he cannot see."

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Reflections West
2:40 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Paul Theobald

1/28 & 29/2014 - Paul Theobald reflects on the conflict between having an ambitious career and finding a home.  He pairs his thoughts with a passage by Wendell Berry.