Anderson, Indiana

Emmett Dulaney: Let's agree to disagree

Tue, 2012-08-14 11:42 -- univcomm
August 14, 2012

Think of the one topic that you are most passionate about. Now, know for certain that whatever your position is, mine is the exact opposite. I not only think they should put an incinerator in your backyard — with all the work remotely done by exploited Chinese laborers (children, at that) — but I also think they should build a failing public school right over it. In order to make all of this possible, they should raise your taxes and charge more for gasoline.

Emmett Dulaney: Can you fill this out?

Thu, 2012-08-09 11:42 -- univcomm
August 9, 2012

It troubles me when merchants ask that I go online after I get home and complete a survey following every transaction. Part of the trouble I feel is related to there apparently being no end to the number of survey requests that get tossed out like insults at a family reunion. A bigger part of what troubles me, though, is that it is so one-sided: I tell the merchant my opinion of them, but I don’t have the opportunity to learn what they think of me. I can’t help but wonder what the cashier thinks of the transaction which just concluded.

Emmett Dulaney: We are the World Trade Organization

Mon, 2012-08-06 10:56 -- univcomm
August 6, 2012

Given the recent excitement over the Olympics and the ruckus over the uniforms provided for our athletes not bearing the union label, I decided to do a bit of a striptease at home after class one evening. It wasn’t much of a tease, but it did involve removing all the clothing that I wore and deemed suitable for teaching an evening class in.

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