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Perspective and prepositions.

We look from the past, with the present, towards the future.

You do European studies.

Your position as a Europeanist, however, precludes you from keeping Europe in perspective.

Pedagogy and perspective.

First, learn to look down upon your “superiors” and look up to your “inferiors.” As ranks even out, learn to look forward and backwards.

You’re looking for the wrong person.

Please remember that another person’s shoes aren’t supposed to fit. 

You’re just looking at my shoes.

You haven’t even tried them on, much less tried walking in them.

A plea for reciprocity.

Please try seeing things from my perspective: you’re totally wrong.

Seen from a position.

It is only “natural” for higher strata to look down upon lower strata.

Try seeing it from my perspective.

Instead of telling me to be less sensitive, why don’t you try being less of an asshole?

Seen from the back of the procession.

Who is surging forwards? Who is struggling? Who is abandoned? Who is breaking away?

I can’t find my glasses–I’m blind without them.

A similar kind of difficulty arises in my search for perspective.