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I might be exaggerating a little if I say things like We’re taught to measure our personal worth against exam scores; We’re taught that there is One Competition and those who win the tournament get the goodies; We’re taught that … Continue reading

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We are telling kids who are good at school that they have better opportunities than others (and kids that are not good at school that they are doomed). Then we are telling kids who are good at school to stay … Continue reading

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The [academic] job market is brutal, we all know that. Grad school is a gamble, and most people shouldn’t take it — a good thing to point out. But this business of “The Big Lie” … deliberately brainwashing students about … Continue reading

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[T]here are 45,000 annual law school grads, and the [US Bureau of Labour Statistics] predicts there won’t be more than 25,000 annual entry-level legal jobs (including all salary levels*, part-time, and temporary work) before… 2018. Believe me, law schools are … Continue reading

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Even if science is hellish on the scientists, isn’t it important for society? Perhaps. But likely not. Science merely offers power — the use of that power for good or evil is out of the hands of scientists. And as … Continue reading

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The dairy man had a Ph. D. in mathematics, and he must have had some training in philosophy. He liked what he was doing and he didn’t want to be somewhere else — one of the very few contented people … Continue reading

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