Normally, I would never settle for looking at ratemyprofessors.com – a foolish neoliberal evaluation machine where students can irresponsibly give their teachers grades and where the tendency (not surprisingly) is that the easier a course is to pass, the better the evaluation.
Still, I could – after reading the really strange book The Whites are Enemies of Heaven – do not dare me to check what author Mark W. Driscoll's students might have to say about this lecturer in Asian Studies at North Carolina University. Driscoll is, the young people think, «super fun», «committed», «enthusiastic», «a bit disorganized» and «often goes out on a tangent» – but those tangents are worth hanging on to, and so is Driscoll a «totally laid back guy» who «definitely makes you think about and question everything».
This is, in fact, quite precisely how I imagined it must be to follow the teachings of a person who, in his analysis of how China and Japan were integrated into today's completely unsustainable global capitalism, has invented concepts such as Climate Caucasianism, CO2lonianism, The Speed Race (r) og supinestupefiedyellow.
Samurai and Gen'yōsha
According to Driscoll, China and Japan. . .
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