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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

'If I Want to Hold Seminars on the Topic of Empire, I Will Do So Privately': An Interview with Nigel Biggar - Quillette

“Crete, unfortunately, made more history than it can consume locally,” Saki once wrote. The same can be said about the University of Oxford. Perhaps England’s last struggling bastion of meritocracy and intellectual hierarchy, Oxford is lately under relentless attack from equity activists trying to install affirmative action, and historical revisionists and ideologues trying to wreck Western canon in the name of ‘decolonization.’

via quillette.com

Sad.

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Saki was awfully good, don't you think? Yesterday we dug out a copy of his stuff to lend to a friend. It turned out to have been a present to my beloved from my late father. Sniffle.

As for Oxford it should tell 'em all to fuck off. In the obscurity of a dead language if it prefers,

Posted by: dearieme | Jun 12, 2018 2:30:48 PM