Date: June 17th 2012

Conservative Resources by J.P. Travis at

Unaccepted wisdom

[J.P.'s Moment of Common Sense on Broad View, KBZZ 1270 AM and 96.1 FM in Reno. Listen to Broad View live Saturdays at 2:00 PM Pacific Time.]

When I was in college, many years ago, the over-riding theme of my life was already set... that I wanted to write but was destined for numbers. Every semester for four years I would eagerly try to sign up for creative writing, learn that the creative writing courses were all full, and then take another math course instead. Math courses were always available and easy for me. I didnít have to attend class. I could wait until a week before the final exam, open the book and start reading, then pass the final.

There really wasnít any point to attending class anyway Ė the instructors were all Chinese graduate students from Taiwan and nobody could understand a word they said. Nobody except the other Chinese students...

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