Re: >H Hayflick on death and immortality

Ralph Lewis (
Sun, 31 May 1998 11:57:46 -0700

Ra, right on. There is the concept of the boutique workforce. That modern
technological society does not need a large percentage of highly intelligent
individuals but a certain critical number to full key jobs.
At least the evidence is that the members of the boutique workforce are getting
somewhat well paid. A term use for them is "Gold Collar Workers"

Too many might lead to political unrest.

Best Ralph

>1. There's a basic evolutionary strategy, (Yes I'v read my Dawkins and this
>statement is waay to telelogical...) of "just good enough". Minimization of
>effort. Most of the world doesn't need much effort or intelligence to deal
>with in a minimal way.
>2. Many of the power structures treat people as rather dumb 5 year olds, and
>the simplest response is just to act like one....
Ralph Lewis, Professor of Management and Human Resources
College of Business
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California