we are divided.
We are divided, then,
between those of us willing to listen, and believe, and those of us
determined to read, and think, and find out. And you, English majors
of the Class of 2005, you have taken the fateful first step in numbering
yourselves, perhaps irredeemably, in the second category. You have taken
a step along the road to being Empiricists of the Word.