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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-04-04 04:31 PM
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1. Colleges are glorified trade schools these days
...for aspiring yuppie types who eventually want to slide into a job within middle management and a comvortable, nonstimulating life. Don't expect a love of learning from these kids. It's a completely foreign concept to most of them, who prefer the acquisition of concrete objects to the acquisition of understanding.

It's really sad.
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  -Learning to be Stupid in the Culture of Cash reprehensor  Apr-04-04 04:21 PM   #0 
  - Colleges are glorified trade schools these days  Warpy   Apr-04-04 04:31 PM   #1 
  - Amen! Very sad, this sociopolitical apathy of a generation entertained  libbygurl   Apr-04-04 04:41 PM   #2 
  - impressive piece  NJCher   Apr-04-04 04:48 PM   #3 
  - Living in the Cave  RoyGBiv   Apr-04-04 06:29 PM   #4 
  - Does everyone accept this as true?  Jim__   Apr-04-04 07:00 PM   #5 
  - College has changed  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-04-04 08:22 PM   #8 
  - Thanks for the answer  Jim__   Apr-05-04 08:30 AM   #10 
  - I'll second that emotion  hatrack   Apr-05-04 09:50 AM   #13 
     - Sounds like Freepers.  reprehensor   Apr-05-04 12:40 PM   #14 
  - to answer your question, Jim___  NJCher   Apr-05-04 04:41 AM   #9 
     - Thanks for your answer too!  Jim__   Apr-05-04 08:49 AM   #11 
  - The ignorance of people under 35 scares me to death  The Zanti Regent   Apr-04-04 07:05 PM   #6 
  - My favorite subjects  teryang   Apr-04-04 08:13 PM   #7 
  - I am very embarrassed to say I have never heard of Plato's  shrike   Apr-05-04 09:39 AM   #12 
     - Isn't Plato's "Allegory of the Cave"  Mokito   Apr-05-04 09:23 PM   #15 

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