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Classroom Merlin

/ Stories / By Age / College / I remember a Life Magazine article highlighting a chemistry professor at Princeton who dramatized his lectures with balls of fire. He choreographed explosions on his lecture table while he gestured and grimaced: … Continue reading

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College Stories Scrapbook

/ Stories / pk by Age / College / Drunken Virgin 2016 06 16 First a note on virginity: as a youngster I heard my mother advising my sister, eithteen months my elder, to save herself for marriage: it would … Continue reading

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Rockland Catatonic

/ College / My freshman friend David Levy introduced me to all sorts of oddities. Maybe I should post a list of such. But first let me tell this one story: of going to a dance at Sarah Lawrence, riding … Continue reading

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Careers Game

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Personal / Stories / pk by Age / College Years / @ K. 2003 05 28 Board Game Strategies My one sibling being a sister two years older, my father … Continue reading

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Conversational Virility

Recreating (and advancing) pk’s censored domains: Macroinformation.org & Knatz.com / Personal / Stories / pk by Age / College Years / @K. 2003 06 10 Virility, Woman Bashing In French Class I had a funny relationship with French in college … Continue reading

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Castro’s Cuba

/ College Stories / I entered Columbia in September 1956, Columbia College class of 1960. We had bull sessions in the dorm, classes in Hamilton Hall, physics in Pupin Hall, chemistry in Havermeyer. Freshman week there were beer parties in … Continue reading

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Teleology Suspension

/ College Stories / This is a philosophical, theological, ethical theory post, but I’m putting it among my pk-by-chronology stories. I’ve always been an idea man, I’d been an idea boy. Ideas didn’t become important to me in college, they’d … Continue reading

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