If I can may have till end-November, I would like to offer a piece on "Learning more and more about less and less?"
This would concern the disaster of overspecialized education (and thinking) in our colleges and universities. It would not
be a replay of "Two Cultures" but show what is happening even within the sciences through disciplinary fragmentation.
If the deadline must be sooner, I suggest submitting a revision of "The new literacy" (enclosed) oriented to the appropriate
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Finally, if there is still more time (late Spring 1980), I will have been collecting material for a piece on "The 'War'
on Cancer," which will attempt a realistic appraisal of our strategies and goals for responding to this challenge. This
contribution would have the advantage of being closest to my canonical expertise.