Re: US Science Education Sucks

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Fri Aug 24 2001 - 10:53:43 MDT

On Fri, 24 Aug 2001, Mike Lorrey wrote:

> Because of specialization, of course. You don't train people to be
> chemists when they are going to pound nails all their lives.

It is extremely difficult to stick to just pounding nails all your life if
you live in the beginning 21st century. It would have been possible a few
decades ago, but barely.

Whether people like it, or not, they will be forced to change careers
during their productive lifetime, and they should have the broadness of
skills and meta skills assisting them in something which is not supported
by biology, quite the opposite.

-- Eugen* Leitl <a href="">leitl</a>
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