The Light and the Lampshade

The Light and the Lampshade

Dear Reader, a former, rather brilliant teacher of mine once said that we humans possess a marvelous light—that is often covered by a disgusting lampshade. But my teacher’s brilliance didn’t save her from the less savory elements of her own lampshade. And brilliance alone won’t save any of us—as other teachers have told me--and on more than one occasion. We’re still going to have to deal with that lampshade.

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