Dear Editor

Dear Editor Appeal I join with you in wanting to keep The New Leader going, and I am glad you included me among those whom you asked for additional money. You say that you need $93,000. I can...

...Although he concedes it is the law of life that one good book gives birth to another, he considers authors who fail to acknowledge their borrowing unfair...
...Especially under the present circumstances, I feel I must express my identification with this best magazine in the country to lift my own self-esteem...
...NANCY FRANKEL I like reading The New Leader...
...Washington, D.C...
...Los Angeles J. P. CONNEALLY Life Curriculum I wish John Roche's "Academic Smorgasbord" (NL, May 31) had been a bit more detailed, but it was fun reading what there was of it...
...The problem of curriculum choice, for both student and administration, is actually no great problem: Students and even teachers all learn, eventually, what they like or do not like to study...
...WINSTON WESSELS It is ironical, even ridiculous, that just as I decided most reluctantly to discontinue my New Leader subscription, after years of very appreciative reading, because I must cut down on costs (one effect of retirement based on old preinflated salaries), along came your plea for help...
...APO, San Francisco PFC...
...The Victorian ideal of a cultured man, "one who knows something about everything and everything about something," is still a valid oneóbut in this society a person had better know that "something," his job, first...
...broadening takes place as curiosity expands- Most learners know that education must have a use before it's completely satisfying...
...The occasion which demands I write to you now is avoiding a censure Edward Dahlberg visits on borrowers who accept literary laurels someone else deserves...
...Vincent's Alumni on "The Education of Krazy Kat," a debt to her New Leader review, "Krazy Katechism" (March 30, 1970) should be admitted...
...I hope that you will be able to solve the magazine's financial problems and continue to provide good reading to an increasing number of people...
...Detroit, Mich...
...So in fairness to Phoebe Pettingell, before I take credit for the moderate success that I had addressing the St...
...End of moral...
...Kensington, Md...
...PAUL H. DOUGLAS Best of luck in your drive for donations...
...It's only $5...
...Her pioneer discovery of the Sermon on the Mount as the plausible explanation of the motive for Krazy's way of life gave me my theme...
...Indeed, I think students come to specialize at a university...
...I enclose my check for a three-year subscription, and another for the fund drive...
...CHARLES HASKEL Krazy Kat For more than 19 years I've learned one overlooks the writers of THE NEW LEADER at the peril of missing insights which stimulate reflection...
...Of course, even if he does there is no guarantee of success, and he might find himself a "student of life" on the unemployment lines...
...I can only take a one-thousandth spot of that, and I am enclosing my check for $93.00 as my share...
...I sincerely hope you will be able to continue your publication of The New Leader and that my contribution, though small, will be of help...
...The best any student can do is to learn three principles that will keep him humanized, specialized, and employed: (a) love everything, (b) do something, and (c) ba prepared for anything...
...Again, an uncommonly new insight from NL has been found to be the most rational answer obtainable...
...If you can only get 999 others to do the same thing, we will save you yet...
...Everybody learns by a process of trial and error, and for anyone interested, an introduction to a subject is usually enough...
...Brooklyn, N.Y...
...I wish it could have been more, much more...
...F. R. ZINKMAN...

Vol. 54 • July 1971 • No. 15


 
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