Re: industry finger up the academic wazoo

Robert Snower (rs222@WORLDNET.ATT.NET)
Wed, 16 Oct 1996 22:14:28 +0000

At 06:23 PM 10/16/96 +0000, Ronald Kephart wrote:
>Suppose I teach one Spanish student to ask ?Que hora es?. Next day, I teach
>another student the same thing. The first student will still be able to use the
>question and find out what time it is; if the whole class learns it, they can
>all find out what time it is. Knowledge is not like capital, where sharing it
>with more and more people reduces the amount that each person can have.

Anthropologist's economics lesson for today.

Best wishes. R. Snower