The Handmaiden of Leviathan

The Orthosphere

I have often heard it said that the word university indicates the offering of universal knowledge.  Like a great many things I have often heard said, this is not true.  The word university means and always has meant a corporation, since a university is nothing more or less than a corporation of learned men.  The collective knowledge of these learned men may be patchy and partial, but the learned men are unified.

That is the unity indicated by the word university.

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.