Re: ECON: Lack of skilled people in the USA

From: Max More (
Date: Tue Jan 30 2001 - 23:42:00 MST

At 09:18 PM 1/30/01, you wrote:

>Sorry, but that sounds like an empty catchphrase to me.

Sorry, your response tells me nothing.

> To put it bluntly, I think the "studies" quoted in the article are
massaged/made-up to
> make a point and thereby further corporate/political/interest-group
agendas. Propaganda, > bought and paid for. A media cliche, meaningless.

The numbers may not be accurate. But they are certainly not wildly far off.
I taught college-level students for years and was continually appalled at
their utter ignorance of science and reasoning skills.

Max or
President, Extropy Institute.
Senior Content Architect, ManyWorlds Inc.:

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