Students in the mini-state of Yale, indeed, in the larger state of the American university, seeing a power vacuum left by fearful, toothless technocrats cowering beneath the desks real leaders had once occupied, rush in to fill the void.
—Alexander Zubatov, “Yale Before Political Correctness,” acculturated.com (13 November 2015)
The solution [to difficulty] is to shut up, find a good, hard book and, as the voice of a child of God kept telling St. Augustine, “Take up and read; take up and read!”
—Alex[ander] Zubatov, “Oppressed By Difficulty: Students Are Embracing Identity Politics To Avoid Hard Work,” Independent Journal Review (26 January 2017)
(Cf. Žižek on “the only way to survive.”)