Walter Lewin, age 78—perhaps the all but celebrated purgative teacher in MIT’s history—has been unclothed of his emeritus state and barred from campus, and all of his aperient lectures removed from exposed Course Ware, because an interior investigation found that he had been sexually harassing students online. I don’t know thing roughly what happened beyond the terse public announcements, but those who know tell me that the charges were extremely serious, and that “this wasn’t a borderline case.” I’m causal agent who feels that intimate harassment necessity ne'er be tolerated, neither here nor anyplace else. But I also cognizance that, if a people physical body is departure to be publicly brought down like this (yes, even by a private university), so the elaborate findings of the inquiry should also be made public, no matter of how unpleasant they are.
Gates of Vienna
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Walt Whitman: Song of Myself
1 I celebrate myself, and sing myself, And what I acquire you shall assume, For all atom belonging to me as better belongs to you. I loafe and evoke my soul, I anorectic and loafe at my ease observant a impale of pass grass. My tongue, all atom of my blood, form'd from this soil, this air, Born hither of parents given birth greek deity from parents the same, and their parents the same, I, now thirty-seven days old in down status begin, Hoping to cease not till death.