Daily Archives: March 23, 2011

The Real Reason Academic Tenure should be Abolished

Many CONservatives and LIEbertarians would like to see academic tenure abolished for a number of reasons. They range from ‘personal ideology’, ‘productivity’ to ‘entitlement’. However they reflect ideological conflict and power/control issues, rather than objectivity. In my opinion there is … Continue reading

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Why Scientists are Losers: 1

I am willing to say something that most scientists will never say, let alone admit to themselves: Scientists are losers. They are losers, not only in the more conventional sense of the word, but in a much more generic way. … Continue reading

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