60% done with War and Peace


I think a good contrary example to Tolstoy’s thesis would be a teacher and his students. I can spend all semester teaching every fact and detail to the class, engage all the students, grade all the papers, and assign all the homework, but come test time I have no control at all over the results. All I can do is sit at my desk and watch for cheaters.

But isn’t their success based on how well I prepared them