March 2, 2023
I can remember one of the professors I had in college whom I had for several different classes. He always liked to ‘criticize, correct or otherwise question’ the context of whatever text book we were using for that course. After a while, someone finally asked the professor if he didn’t like the books we were using, why didn’t he write his own version of a book for the course of instruction.
His answer was simple and direct: “it was ‘easier’ and more fun to be able to question the books being used. He also added, he didn’t want his work to be put up for ridicule as he did t...