Cover of McElligot’s Pool by Dr. Seuss

First, foremost, and (in my opinion) leastmost, everyone is within their rights here. The Geisel family can stop printing these books, eBay can stop selling them, we can complain, others can critique us, eBay and the Geisel family can ignore us, platforms can host our complaints anyway, etc. etc. So everyone is within their rights.

But rights are boring. “I have the right!” is only the beginning of an analysis of what one should do. It merely means that the law is not an obstacle here. Great. Lots of things are lawful, so which lawful action will you pick?


Alex Small

Alex Small is a professor of physics in Pomona, CA. His opinions are his own, but the awesomeness of Office Space is objective fact, not opinion.

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