Monday, July 2, 2007

one more, for the kids

i talk w/ my students about how "the children" are often invoked in support of some argument or cause and that sometimes the rhetorical work done "in the name of the children" really has little to do w/ children but w/ some alternative interest (so listen up, read carefully, "think about it"). i like this video for how it opens w/ a bit that maybe speaks of my little lesson (and then, i just like it) :

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stand up straight & let me get a look at you

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