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    Thread: All Hail The Second Amendment
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(8 hours ago)SYZ Wrote: But I can agree that the number of shots blindly fired by police was excessive and unwarranted. However the fact of the matter is that the sometimes boyfriend, Kenneth Walker...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 1,301 87,902 4 hours ago
    Thread: All Hail The Second Amendment
Post: RE: All Hail The Second Amendment

(06-04-2021, 11:01 AM)SYZ Wrote: (06-04-2021, 01:10 AM)Minimalist Wrote: Breona Taylor was asleep in her house when the pigs blew her away.  She wasn't shooting at anyone. Interesting that you lea...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 1,301 87,902 Yesterday, 01:21 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-09-2021, 10:55 AM)Inkubus Wrote: Philosophy ended the Nazi holocaust? Please explain. The idea of religious tolerance and the ascendance of multiculturalism ended Jewish pogroms, of which the ho...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-09-2021, 02:30 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-09-2021, 02:00 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: Well that might be an exception, poly sci.  That one does overlap quite a bit.  But communications, a communications degree would presumably trump (all o...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-09-2021, 04:00 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-09-2021, 02:14 AM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: Yes but the question is which is producing innovative and useful things going forward (i.e., what can a degree lead to).  That philosophy degree may be r...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-09-2021, 03:42 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 09:42 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: Through college degrees though (Philosophy vs STEM)?  At this point in history?  Or did you just mean in general (in which case I agree). I meant in gene...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 09:57 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 09:36 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: I think those careers that you move on to, you could have better market value in them if you specialized in them from the start (poly sci if you know you...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 06:31 PM)Inkubus Wrote: (06-08-2021, 05:52 PM)epronovost Wrote: Philosophical innovations can have a just as profound impact on human life and wellbeing than any medical or engineerin...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 08:07 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 04:27 PM)Minimalist Wrote: (06-08-2021, 04:04 PM)epronovost Wrote: (06-08-2021, 03:50 PM)Minimalist Wrote: So I guess you don't want to be reminded that when it was written neither ...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 05:52 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 03:22 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: (06-08-2021, 03:02 PM)Szuchow Wrote: (06-08-2021, 02:55 PM)jerry mcmasters Wrote: What percent of them are finding employment in the field of writing...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 04:09 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 03:50 PM)Minimalist Wrote: (06-08-2021, 10:42 AM)epronovost Wrote: (06-08-2021, 04:00 AM)Minimalist Wrote: Is that supposed to be an endorsement, Epy? Yeah, I rather like the concep...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 04:04 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 04:00 AM)Minimalist Wrote: Quote:And yet it's the silly thoughts of philosophers that produced the political system you live in, Is that supposed to be an endorsement, Epy? Yeah, I ra...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 10:42 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 02:43 AM)Cavebear Wrote: (06-08-2021, 02:13 AM)epronovost Wrote: (06-08-2021, 01:53 AM)Cavebear Wrote: Yeah.  If you can think "deep thoughts" and express them, someone will hire yo...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 03:46 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 01:53 AM)Cavebear Wrote: Yeah.  If you can think "deep thoughts" and express them, someone will hire you.  But you have to actually be able to do something after that.  I passed some on...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 02:13 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 01:33 AM)Cavebear Wrote: The sad life of philosophy majors; when to flip the burgers...   It seems that this is actually a pretty big and common prejudice. Students with philosophy majo...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 01:48 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 01:04 AM)Inkubus Wrote: That's a bit of a broad generalization is it not? Do producers 'need' a bachelors degree to pump out sit-coms and quiz shows? Yep, they do, plus prior experience...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 01:20 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-08-2021, 12:21 AM)Inkubus Wrote: TV shows??? Yeah, who would have known that a modern production even for TV requires people with college education. Producers hold a bachelor degrees as do a lot...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-08-2021, 12:30 AM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-07-2021, 11:35 PM)Inkubus Wrote: Aye, that turned out well didn't it? Our universities are now infested with people who are not university material studying for degrees that are no good to neith...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-07-2021, 11:47 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

(06-06-2021, 08:28 PM)Minimalist Wrote: I have no doubt that the right prof can make a course fun and educational, I had some great ones.   But the overall problem is not about Harry Potter.  It's a...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-07-2021, 08:39 PM
    Thread: Bill Maher on the College Scam
Post: RE: Bill Maher on the College Scam

Not really no, but he does says it with a lot of conviction and charisma which makes it looks like he makes good points. The only point he did mention that's actually good is the fact that colleges ar...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 77 631 06-05-2021, 07:16 PM
    Thread: World's Largest Meat Supplier Hit By Cyber Attack
Post: RE: World's Largest Meat Supplier Hit By Cyber Att...

(06-01-2021, 07:40 PM)Mad Hatter Wrote: Quote:Ransomware attack on major meat processing company 'likely' from Russia https://www.politico.com/news/2021/06/01...sia-491494 Well, time for you to tur...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 44 323 06-02-2021, 01:37 PM
    Thread: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control
Post: RE: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control

(05-27-2021, 09:20 PM)SYZ Wrote: (05-26-2021, 07:52 PM)epronovost Wrote: (05-22-2021, 05:32 PM)SYZ Wrote: Nope.  This is just an American hangup.  That term has never been used in Australia—or I...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 1,940 102,669 05-27-2021, 10:42 PM
    Thread: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control
Post: RE: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control

(05-22-2021, 05:32 PM)SYZ Wrote: Nope.  This is just an American hangup.  That term has never been used in Australia—or Indonesia or Sudan, or Samoa. That's very myopic from you. Australia used to b...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 1,940 102,669 05-26-2021, 07:52 PM
    Thread: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control
Post: RE: The Damned Cops Are Out Of Control

(05-21-2021, 01:13 PM)SYZ Wrote: These are the imprisonment rates by ethnicity (for those born overseas) here in Australia: •  The highest imprisonment rates are for those born in Nigeria, with 1,0...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 1,940 102,669 05-23-2021, 01:28 AM
    Thread: Israel is out of control
Post: RE: Israel is out of control

(05-19-2021, 05:26 PM)Gawdzilla Sama Wrote: "A curse on both your houses!" They certainly got that part down and then some. They could and have written entire books on this and "srangely" it hasn't ...
epronovost World News, Politics and Current Events 62 707 05-19-2021, 08:01 PM