I enjoyed recent grad’s post yesterday. It led me to recall an article written back in the the day: “The experience of thesis writing is probably a lot like giving birth.”

I remember enjoying it as an undergrad. I was curious to see how it held up, especially given its basic premise. While it treads some dangerous ground (Civil War, abortion to name just two), I still found it amusing and did not identifying any problematic parts. Of course, as my 18 year old son regularly points out, I am not the most woke person out there. I am curious how others view the article.

Side notes: Thanks to DDF for his helping in tracking down the article. Also, flipping through editions of the Record from when you were at Williams is a great way to lose a few hours!

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