Mr. O’s normal voice: “Why do you people even come to school?”
Mr. O’s monotone: “To get As. To get good grades. To get into college. To get a job.”
Mr. O’s normal voice: “See? None of you come to school just to learn!”
Kalinda waves excitedly.
Mr. O’s normal voice: “Okay, no, ONE of you comes to school to learn.” …
On one hand, I feel chagrined because I’m part of the hopeless part of humanity. On the other, I feel like I should have just a smidgeon of hope left for humanity.