Nice attitude. Universities become factories for producing “knowledge”, “products”, “applicability” in favour of a economical approach of short-sighted efficiency and measurable “relevance”.
Is all knowledge immediately good for something? Are knowledge workers, like creative workers bound to the yoke of efficiency and “usefulness”? A lot of nobel prizes would not have been achieved and flourished in a climate like this. There might be a need in the institutions of education as well to adopt Doing Nothing as a tool and method of protest, an expression of freedom from goal-driven “knowledge management”.
What happens when 250+ students stop and do nothing in a public place? Watch and learn what norms are, how they can be broken, and what are the consequences?
Filmed on the illustrious campus of Georgia Southern University.
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