Thursday, June 21, 2007

Pleasure Through Pain - Er, Someone Else's Pain

As much as I recognize the problems with the Other Rating Site Which Shall Not Be Named, I must admit it's quite satisfying to read student reviews of my several inept colleagues. I can more easily stomach a faculty meeting that is dominated by a bombastic, sexist colleague, for instance, when I recall that a student "would not recommend this professor's class to my worst enemy" or that this professor is "a disgusting pig."