Angela Davis on fri 23 apr 10
Oh Kelly! My hero.
Did you really mean to say nostrils?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kelly Savino"
> Sent: Friday, April 23, 2010 11:00 AM
> Subject: Re: Questions of Ethic in Ceramic Education
>> Dayton Grant wrote:
>>>If you think it is a 'moral obligation' of a ceramic teacher, or 'school=
>>>to notify their students of new developments in the field,
>>>(like more efficient throwing methods or more efficient kilns) or not,
>>>and how you've come to that >opinion.
>>>I was throwing in a class once and one of the students pointed to me and
>>>said, "We wanna learn how to do >what he's doing", and the teacher said,
>>>"He's using different clay than us", and I was using the 'exact' same
>> Yes, Dayton. By all means, a congressional 'committee' should be formed
>> to 'investigate' whether you are infinitely more 'qualified' than all of
>> your "teachers" and whether they are, therefore, 'unethical' charlatans
>> for not bringing students into the 'true way and the light' of your dry
>> throwing 'trick'.
>> Dude. Give it a rest. Get over yourself. We get it, you learned to do a
>> cool thing and are proud of yourself. Can you design? trim? glaze? how's
>> your eye? what does your finished work look like, in case we want to pon=
>> up our Ben Franklins?
>> Here's a marketing tip: if you want to promote your work or your
>> technique, don't open your pitch with "You're all idiots, schools are a
>> joke, teachers suck, look what I can do". I don't care if you can extrud=
>> kiln posts with your nostrils, it's not worth wading through the self
>> important blabla to learn about it.
>> Kelly in Ohio
>> where I get to decide for myself what's a waste of my time
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