These three had fine reputations in biology and
sociology and education and retired to Warren
Wilson to join our faculty in the 70’s when
distinguished professors resigned from big-boy
places to continue a career here. We didn’t have
all the earned doctorate doctors back then as we
that ultimately led to their neglecting the
common-place nitty-gritty devilish details
of their discipline.
career and Penfound got obsessive over
some aspect of environmentalism.
series in head phones while we were
planning monumental changes in the
Core and Calendar.
Priest with degrees from
and Harvard who took on the business
world as a career personnel executive
for Container Corporation.
he said describing his progress. A beyond-
goodies-&-weasels break through, perhaps—if
not beyond good and evil.
later —several times in fact going back in at the
front door and sure enough: out the rear end.
Of but not In. In but not of.
me an article on my hero, Gregory Bateson:
of the location of frontiers yet unknown.
the idiosyncratic compulsion and personal anecdotal
obsession of a Ted Noss and William Penfound.
Knowing it may be somewhat redeeming.