God, I miss this man.

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Joe Puccio 
Wed, Feb 15, 2012, 11:38 PM
to Andy

I read a book by this guy, Francis Fukuyama, in 10th grade called Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution, and I remember really enjoying it. Anyway, I saw an article today with his name in it and consequently looked into him more and found that he teaches political science at Stanford and thought perhaps some of his videos may be of interest for your comparative government class (I'm aware that I'm going out on a limb with this recommendation as I have no experience with such a topic, but I suppose more resources can't hurt that much). 


Andy Nelson 
Feb 16, 2012, 8:27 AM
to me


Get this straight, I am the teacher and I don't need any smart nose insolent naive punk kid telling me what or how to do my job. Your job is that of a subordinate in the institutional hierarchy of US public education and the sooner to accept this the easier MY life will be! It is ultimately about me; not you or the learning of others.

Okay, seriously, thanks for the link. Fukuyama is a world class political scientist and we have read an article or two he wrote that are standards in the field earlier in the year.  "The End of History" being his most recognized, but also his "Origins of Political Order" are writings I find particularly interesting and challenging. I will check out the link in depth to see it's potential usefulness. 
Best Regards,