Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

They think the universe is benign and human nature is fundamentally wonderful

“It’s very rare to get a student to challenge anything or to take a position that’s counter to what the professor says. They are disconcertingly comfortable with authority. That’s the most common complaint the faculty has of Princeton students. They’re eager to please, eager to jump through whatever hoops the faculty puts in front of them, eager to conform.”

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Grant Barrett