Name: gilbert van buren wilkes iv
Rhetorician. Notorious troll from the USENET era. Now retired to private life, which consists of teaching, study, and research. Studier of symbols, symbol systems, and applier of the trivium of grammar-logic-rhetoric to the problem of expressing private experience as social fact.
Jew. Esoteric Nationalist. Hermetic solitary. Friend to all sentient beings.
I follow no one. And no one follows me. I endorse neither party nor position. Nor do I represent any person or organization.
What I write here has no connection with my professional life.
PhD Rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University 2004
MA English, Concentration in Rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University 1995
BA English Literature, Butler University (Indiana) 1994