Friday, February 22, 2013

It Beats Washing Cars

Courtesy of my girlfriend, another article on how college degrees are becoming worthless. I love this quote from a law firm partner, whose company requires a college degree for a $ 10 an hour mailing job.
“College graduates are just more career-oriented,” said Adam Slipakoff, the firm’s managing partner. “Going to college means they are making a real commitment to their futures. They’re not just looking for a paycheck.”
I don't even know where to start...


  1. I think I'll use that article for next week on the Education and Scam Report blog that I write for and offer some commentary on it. Thanks a lot, Cogitans!

    Could you add Milton Friedman's "Capitalism and Freedom" and "Free to Choose" onto the reading list? Both books are trying to convey a similar message, but Milt wrote the second book later in order to coincide with the television series being made at the time. It was actually a response to the John Kenneth Galbraith series The Age of Uncertainty that came out back in the late 1970s.

  2. I also wanted to say that Ayn Rand's "The Fountainhead" was a major influence in my political conversion and realizing how powerful the individual can really be and why capitalism should be celebrated rather than shunned upon, even though I prefer to use the term pro market to describe myself, especially since the word "capitalism" has been abused and misused so many times to promote cronyism and corporatism. The same thing happened to the word neoliberal. To this day, I've never read "Atlas Shrugged" all the way through, but I saw "Atlas Shrugged: Part One" and loved that film.


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