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Lewin’s lectures from Open Course Ware—thereby forcing the tens of thousands of students around the world who were watching these legendary lectures to hunt for ripped copies on Bit Torrent.
(Imagine that: physics lectures as prized contraband! Lewin as harshly as he deserves, but—as students have been pleading on Reddit, in the MIT Tech comments section, and elsewhere—don’t For those who are interested, while the comment section starts out with a discussion of whether Walter Lewin’s physics lectures should’ve been removed from OCW, it’s now broadened to include essentially all aspects of the human condition.
As one of the only people here who’s sharing details of his life under his full name and identity, not hiding behind any veil, at some point I get to pull rank and lay down some ground rules.
And the first is: you don’t get to cast aspersions on my professional conduct.
Well, maybe that describes certain postmodernism-infested humanities departments, but it doesn’t describe any department I’ve ever known.
On the other hand, there remains a core of animus in you—against academia, male nerds, what you take me to represent, whatever—that I’m unable to break past however I try, and that’s led you over and over to the least charitable readings of whatever I said.Lewin’s privacy (the names of any victims could, of course, be kept secret).More importantly, I wish to register that I disagree in the strongest possible terms with MIT’s decision to remove Prof.Of course, what we can control—and must control, in order to remain part of civilization—is what (if anything) we do about it.I also reject your characterization of academia as a medieval court with weird, arbitrary rules that the faculty have mastered and use to their advantage against the students.
I’m proud of all the female students who I’ve worked with over the last eight years.