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resource

an input (e.g. raw material, people, machinery) which is combined with other inputs to supply a good or service.
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Gurstein's final analysis is dismissive both of Didion's art and her cultural moment: Given Didion's resourcelessness, which is endemic to this pragmatic and therapeutic age, she has no choice but to find comfort in this rather paltry common wisdom.
It is not lyric epistemological foundationalism, challenging enlightenment, on that score, but an account of everyday resourcelessness talking to children.
As to the resourcelessness of the faculty member, this is the second factor that disrupts interaction in the classroom; as there is no learning without interaction.