A university cannot fire a tenured professor just because he steals the work of others and claims it as his own, categorizes innocent murdered Americans as "Nazis," spouts outrageous bullshit as "history," claims a heritage that isn't his, and that sort of thing. There's no single link I'd recommend for exploring the issue; here's a starting point.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 6:31 AM
This week's LiteratEye column focuses on that man of mystery and mischief, Carlos Castaneda. The column has been described by one critic as "wonderful -- interesting, amusing, thought-provoking." OK, so that "critic" is web site host Joey Skaggs -- check it out at artoftheprank.com, maybe you'll agree with him.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 3:05 AM
Here's the way it is in regard to information - anything you see or hear these days -- from a filmmaker who worked with Norma Khouri, the memoirist liar from Jordan (I mean, Chicago) who won hearts and made big bucks with her story of abuse and pursuit by Muslim fanatics. Anna Broinowski, an independent filmmaker, says viewers should leave the theater "not just questioning Norma, but questioning our own judgment, the system that created Norma, and indeed the filmmaker herself. Trust no-one. Think first. Believe nothing you are told..." See the interview.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 3:01 AM