[ExI] quote of the day

Dan TheBookMan danust2012 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 00:38:28 UTC 2020

On Fri, Oct 30, 2020 at 6:55 PM William Flynn Wallace via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> Stephen King once taught high school.  Here is what he said about it:
> Teaching school is like having jumper cables hooked to your brain,
> draining all the juice out of you."
> I found this to be true:  two hours of teaching left me drained.
> Afterwards I never scheduled two in a row.  Mental energy is not
> instantly replaced.  One reason I kept ranting to my students about
> cramming.  I cannot imagine a person who has an 9 to 5 job getting
> much accomplished for more than a couple of hours (and not much
> at all after a two martini lunch)   bill w

I reckon it depends on the person. I mean with regard to teaching.
Were you teaching at the high school level or above or below?


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