Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

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Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby kjerse83 » Wed May 06, 2015 1:33 am

Thomas Jefferson School of Law vs Faulkner University School of Law?
Which of one would be a good choice? Any thoughts?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby transferror » Wed May 06, 2015 1:59 am

First, you have two threads on the same question. mods, do your thing.

Second, "In order to receive the best feedback in this forum, please provide as much of the following information in your original post as possible:

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Garden District » Wed May 06, 2015 2:07 am

transferror wrote:Second, "In order to receive the best feedback in this forum, please provide as much of the following information in your original post as possible:

-The schools you are considering
-The total Cost of Attendance (COA) of each. COA = cost of tuition + fees + books + cost of living (COL) + accumulated interest - scholarships. Here is a helpful calculator.
-How you will be financing your COA, i.e. loans, family, or savings
-Where you are from and where you want to work, and other places where you have significant ties (if any)
-Your general career goals
-Your LSAT/GPA numbers
-How many times you have taken the LSAT"

edited for word choice/clarity/blah

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Winston1984 » Wed May 06, 2015 10:03 am

Flame.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby BigZuck » Wed May 06, 2015 10:55 am

I thought this was a thread pitting one great American thinker vs another.

These are law schools?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Poldy » Wed May 06, 2015 10:59 am

BigZuck wrote:I thought this was a thread pitting one great American thinker vs another.

These are law schools?


I choose to follow this interpretation and the answer is obviously Faulkner.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby OhBoyOhBortles » Wed May 06, 2015 11:02 am

RancidSumo wrote:
BigZuck wrote:I thought this was a thread pitting one great American thinker vs another.

These are law schools?


I choose to follow this interpretation and the answer is obviously Faulkner.


Jefferson led a pretty incredible life. Faulkner's writing is more enjoyable to read. Tough call! I'm going to lean Jefferson on this one, but I think either choice is defensible.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby TasmanianToucan » Wed May 06, 2015 11:03 am

RancidSumo wrote:I choose to follow this interpretation and the answer is obviously Faulkner.

So you fall more into the "the rural south is a grotesque cesspool" camp than the "the rural south is the heart of America" camp?

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby adil91 » Wed May 06, 2015 11:57 am

I don't you can compare the too. Thomas Jefferson was a 18th century Southern Politician. A founding father,political thinker,and slave owner. Faulkner was a novelist and poet. Jefferson wrote political non-fiction, Faulkner wrote a political poems and fictional novels. Apples and Oranges

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby DavidConeSplitter » Wed May 06, 2015 12:03 pm

Honestly the Sound and the Fury is the only Faulkner novel worth paying sticker for.

Absalom Absalom! and down I'd need at least a half discount

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Clemenceau » Wed May 06, 2015 12:14 pm

DavidConeSplitter wrote:Honestly the Sound and the Fury is the only Faulkner novel worth paying sticker for.

Absalom Absalom! and down I'd need at least a half discount


The cost of coffee you'd incur reading Absalom makes it indefensible imo

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby tuxedocat » Wed May 06, 2015 2:34 pm

DavidConeSplitter wrote:Honestly the Sound and the Fury is the only Faulkner novel worth paying sticker for.

Absalom Absalom! and down I'd need at least a half discount


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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby bjsesq » Wed May 06, 2015 2:42 pm

Follow up question:

Which religious figure was better: Jesus or Buddha? I mean, just in terms of not letting themselves get crucified.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Caesar Salad » Wed May 06, 2015 2:42 pm

Thomas Jefferson has a bigger historical footprint. Definitely a more important person. That doesn't necessarily speak to their merits, but Jefferson is definitely more preftigious.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby KMart » Wed May 06, 2015 2:43 pm

I'd take Jesus over Buddha. You get more of an alumni base to network with.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Traynor Brah » Wed May 06, 2015 2:51 pm

KMart wrote:I'd take Jesus over Buddha. You get more of an alumni base to network with.

Jesus = the Cooley of alumni bases.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby KMart » Wed May 06, 2015 3:00 pm

Traynor Brah wrote:
KMart wrote:I'd take Jesus over Buddha. You get more of an alumni base to network with.

Jesus = the Cooley of alumni bases.

I'm hesitant to respond because I don't want to get reported :lol:.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby nothingtosee » Wed May 06, 2015 4:41 pm

Traynor Brah wrote:
KMart wrote:I'd take Jesus over Buddha. You get more of an alumni base to network with.

Jesus = the Cooley of alumni bases.


IDK, with 5 1/2 of the Supreme Court justices, it's clear that for BIGSCOTUS your only options are Moses or Jesus.

eta: if you're looking to work in Asia, Buddha by a mile

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Traynor Brah » Wed May 06, 2015 5:04 pm

nothingtosee wrote:
Traynor Brah wrote:
KMart wrote:I'd take Jesus over Buddha. You get more of an alumni base to network with.

Jesus = the Cooley of alumni bases.


IDK, with 5 1/2 of the Supreme Court justices, it's clear that for BIGSCOTUS your only options are Moses or Jesus.

Cooley, too, has a few notable people in its alumni base. For example: that one NHL coach.

You're bound to eventually find a diamond in the dunghillmountain.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby ilikebaseball » Wed May 06, 2015 5:47 pm

what is happening itt

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Poldy » Wed May 06, 2015 6:32 pm

ilikebaseball wrote:what is happening itt


We are discussing the literary merit of historical figures since nobody could figure out how this applied to law school. Unfortunately, several plebs have chimed in with their incorrect opinions. Out of the four, Faulkner is the only one to turn out any real literature. Everything he wrote is a masterpiece. Jesus gets partial credit for his contributions to the King James Bible. Thomas Jefferson and Buddha have no discernible talent between them. I can't think of a single thing either one wrote that anyone cares to read.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby nothingtosee » Wed May 06, 2015 6:42 pm

RancidSumo wrote:
ilikebaseball wrote:what is happening itt


We are discussing the literary merit of historical figures since nobody could figure out how this applied to law school. Unfortunately, several plebs have chimed in with their incorrect opinions. Out of the four, Faulkner is the only one to turn out any real literature. Everything he wrote is a masterpiece. Jesus gets partial credit for his contributions to the King James Bible. Thomas Jefferson and Buddha have no discernible talent between them. I can't think of a single thing either one wrote that anyone cares to read.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby rinkrat19 » Wed May 06, 2015 6:44 pm

If i could go back in time and kill a single person in history before they accomplished their life's work, it would be Faulkner. I hate everything he wrote with the same passion that I hate antivaxxers and clothing brands that only sell women's pants with one inseam length. My senior year of high school was one long miserable slog through his entire bibliography and I wanted to kill myself.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Traynor Brah » Wed May 06, 2015 6:49 pm

nothingtosee wrote:
RancidSumo wrote:
ilikebaseball wrote:what is happening itt


We are discussing the literary merit of historical figures since nobody could figure out how this applied to law school. Unfortunately, several plebs have chimed in with their incorrect opinions. Out of the four, Faulkner is the only one to turn out any real literature. Everything he wrote is a masterpiece. Jesus gets partial credit for his contributions to the King James Bible. Thomas Jefferson and Buddha have no discernible talent between them. I can't think of a single thing either one wrote that anyone cares to read.

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Re: Thomas Jefferson VS Faulkner

Postby Poldy » Wed May 06, 2015 7:14 pm

nothingtosee wrote:
RancidSumo wrote:
ilikebaseball wrote:what is happening itt


We are discussing the literary merit of historical figures since nobody could figure out how this applied to law school. Unfortunately, several plebs have chimed in with their incorrect opinions. Out of the four, Faulkner is the only one to turn out any real literature. Everything he wrote is a masterpiece. Jesus gets partial credit for his contributions to the King James Bible. Thomas Jefferson and Buddha have no discernible talent between them. I can't think of a single thing either one wrote that anyone cares to read.

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I don't read nonfiction.




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