Don't attempt to shake or disrupt my paradigm!
November 28, 2014
As we often forget rioting and violence related civil disobedience has no monopoly by any race, ethnicity or social grouping. All too often I hear and read that I am reading these days:
"He (Mike Brown) was no angel."
"He stole a pock of cigarillos and did not obey a cop."
"They are burning their own neighborhoods."
"They do not have the intelligence to know better."
"Get a job."
While perusing around Facebook, I ran across an interesting and intriguing take on people who pass judgment without any consideration of looking in their backyards.
A character out on Facebook has established a University of Amnesia and invited the creative mind to join via enrollment. Low and behold early curriculum and associated lesson plans include an reflective look at how some via paradigm seek to cast stones in the ponds of others while cherishing their ripple free and placid ponds.
Tim Morrissey and U of A.
As a tenured professor at the University of Amnesia I will be teaching a refresher course: American Culture-White People Behaving Badly, with illustrations.
Meets 42 times in 2 weeks; 5 hours per class. There's a lot of material to cover...
Expected Outcome: Paradigm Shift
|The shattered paradigm hurts. |
"Ohhhh. Don't make me do this. Ohhhh. This is too hard,"
Today's class in "Remembering Last Week" here at Amnesia U featured the always gregarious Chris Rock with a timely, if brief, lecture.
One of the students remarked "Who IS this" and after I reminded him, he was still puzzled. 'Who's that Rodney King person to whom he referred?' Mr. Rock then proceeded to 'beat his ass'. Good times a The University of Amnesia, where student ASSistance is always available.