Posted by: bwoof | May 13, 2015

Sneeches and Zax

imageSurprisingly, my ‘academic’ experience here at OISE featured the most eloquent of arguments in tonight’s Ethics class. A children’s story by Dr. Suess.

Inside the wonderful Sneetches book is a story called The Zax. It’s worth a read and I shall purchase the book just to have my own copy of this narrative, a summary of which is shown below.

In The Zax, a north-going Zax and a south-going Zax meet face to face. Because they stubbornly refuse to move east, west, or any direction except their respective headings around each other, the two Zax become stuck. The Zax stand so long that eventually a highway overpass is built around them, and the story ends with the Zax still standing there “unbudged in their tracks.”

imageGrateful for:

  • A wondering Inside Ride at OP today — we raised over $12 000 for cancer research.
  • My view from the Nexus Lounge at OISE — a beautiful southward view from Bloor Street to the CN Tower. I’m loving Toronto.

Curious about:

  • how to develop a case study for my coursee

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