Monthly Archives: July 2012

Nietzsche and Qinghai

Some randomness… One of my favorite quotes from Nietzsche is a passage from The Gay Science where he attacks the those with complacently unquestioning ways of thinking: “But to stand in the midst of this rerum concordia discors [discordant concord … Continue reading

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The Gaokao, Exquisitely Explicated

Two weeks ago, my third-year students returned to Rebgong to choose the universities (or university-prep programs) they would attend. I thought the process would be a simple matter of, after due consideration, writing one’s top choices (or, at least, those … Continue reading

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