Sunday, May 15, 2005

Jasper Rine: "Although I have unlimited respect for facts, and delight in their discovery and appreciation, I have come to the obvious yet almost blasphemous view that, with respect to teaching, the facts just aren't that important. Otherwise the weight of a truly modern biology text would be staggering. Actually, I suspect most professors in biology have come to this view but we do everything we can to avoid admitting it."

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