Re: Message from Bill Chambers

Rue L. Cromwell (cromwell@KUHUB.CC.UKANS.EDU)
Thu, 14 Sep 1995 09:14:31 -0400 (EDT)

Test message. Ignore and delete. Thanks.

> I guess I'd be one of those described in the following lines:
>"We are to Kelly new.
> We are naive, through and through.
> We must grovel to be mature like you.
> This is how students climb the ladder"
> Although I haven't met any of you in person, just through E-mail and
>journal articles, so far my perception of those involved in PCP has been
>very positive. No one has asked me to "grovel" yet. In fact, I've been
>very impressed with the fact that even the "leaders" have been willing to
>correspond with me. The poem makes you sound like followers of a "Kelly
>Cult". I think that much of what Bill finds distasteful is true in the
>field of psychology in general, not just PCP. IMO- The push to publish has
>corrupted scholarship in every academic field.
> I don't know about Kelly turning over in his grave, but I think he might be
>curious about Bill's construction of events at PCP conferences and the role
>publication plays in our lives.
>Caroline Cook

Rue L. Cromwell