[I have not edited any portion of this piece, hence there may be some phrases or terms that readers are unfamiliar with, apologies in advance].
So, granted that global unity has no place in today’s capitalist society, what is the ultimate meaning of engaging teenagers in mindless discussions of “global concern” not simply weekly (i.e. Global Affairs) but for the whole day. College applications?? For some it fills a convenient gap in the “activities section” of the Common App. Other idealists hope to gain a better, more holistic understanding of world affairs. Unfortunate isn’t it that they, realizing their dire mistake, spend the remainder of the session snacking on the generous cups of chai and batata wadas, that our miserly cafeteria decides to provide for the sake of our sanity—when they run out of cigarettes as well.
We’re looking forward to interacting with each and every one of you, who bothered to wake up at 8 am and managed to shake off their customary morning-after hangover. So, lets get started…
With deepest regards,