Banned In Burlington Discussion @ Academic Site:

May 27, 2007

We’re having a conversation about this and another case at

“It is an inherently flaccid position taken by the administration that is so easily undercut and flipped around. It shows that they do not grasp the power of new technologies and social networking. Why would not EVERY kid at that high school get a MySpace account and post every day from now to the end of the school year, one simple line – MY PRINCIPAL IS A DOUCHE-BAG!”

Fun stuff!

Posted by Scott McLeod | 1:00 PM

  • Dangerously Irrelevant
  • Why the Title?
    Our intelligence tends to produce technological and social change at a rate faster than our institutions and emotions can cope with. . . . Innovation is cumulative and the rate of change accelerates. We therefore find ourselves continually trying to accommodate new realities within inappropriate existing institutions, and trying to think about those new realities in traditional but sometimes dangerously irrelevant terms.Gwynne Dyer


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