True majorities, in a TV-dominated and anti-intellectual age, may need sound bites and flashing lights and I am not against supplying such lures if they draw children into even a transient concern with science. But every classroom has one [Oliver] Sacks , one [Eric] Korn, or one [Jonathan] Miller , usually a lonely child with a passionate curiosity about nature, and a zeal that overcomes pressures for conformity. Do not the one in fifty deserve their institutions as well magic places, like cabinet museums, that can spark the rare flames of genius?
I should like to shake Eric Coates but I won't. When I meet him he says, "I just love every note you have written." and I believe he does--but--as you say--well!edward german
" Sir Eric Roll, a remarkably eclectic English student of of Marx -- he has been a professor, a senior civil servant, an accomplished international negotiator who led the negotiations for both the Marshall Plan and the EEC, a banker, a member of the court of the Bank of England and a respected writer on the history of economic thought-- "roll, eric, baron roll of ipsden
(To Eric Shipton) who had contributed a great deal to the achievement.eric shipton
...and I longed to return to the peak to explore some of the many ridges and faces which as yet had never been attempted. I now realise how lucky I was to have had this extraordinary peak virtually to myself;... ~ Eric Shipton Few mountains have such a superb array of ridges and faces. ~ Eric Shipton
Perhaps the most apt description of the power of AIPAC has been provided by Eric Alterman, who argues: Without a doubt, AIPAC is the most powerful ethnic lobby to emerge in recent American history.
Eazy-E (Eric Wright)
Eric, I'm your mother. You wouldn't hurt your mother would you? Come here...
Please, Eric, don't do this...
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