You learn to look at something
from all sides, to weigh opposing viewpoints and develop independent thinking.
"We may have to look at something
like that instructionally--not just busy work but something really related to standards." He suggests that other districts--whether they're in a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, forest tire or snowstorm zone--do the same.
Time can really be soaked up when the boss says to look at something
that bugs him, but isn't significantly impacting the bottom line.
Photography suggests that seeing is sufficient, that merely to look at something
in a certain way is already to endow it, at least incipiently, with the status of art.
Sullivan's piece played on voyeuristic impulses, on the desire to look at something
potentially illicit, but delivered a scenario so ordinary that it bordered on the dull.