Read This Now Or Read it Later!

Check out a couple of amusing – and terrifyingly insightful – essays on procrastination, here and here, by philosopher John Perry (author of the best of the Hackett dialogues).

I’m posting this instead of grading term papers.

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4 Responses to Read This Now Or Read it Later!

  1. Roderick April 27, 2010 at 5:26 pm #

    And when you’ve read those, he has a few more. So hurry up!

  2. Anon73 April 27, 2010 at 5:45 pm #

    Kind of creepy how in the second article he says that procrastinating is a way of giving a perfectionist permission to do a less-than-perfect job.

  3. Greg April 27, 2010 at 9:32 pm #

    thanks for posting this – these two essays essentially sum up my entire manner of living. I am glad i have a name for it now.

  4. hewler April 28, 2010 at 11:10 am #

    Thanks for posting this.
    I am using this reply to put off doing something else right now.

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