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2007-07-05 14:11:24.993413+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Just to confuse Eric's attempts to avoid selling out to "the man": Is it ethical to encourage students to go to grad school in science? (via Lyn).

[ related topics: Ethics Education ]

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#Comment Re: made: 2007-07-05 16:36:13.537161+00 by: ebradway

A real job does not leave you entirely at the mercy of your superiors, who can demand insane work hours from you,

This guy hasn't experienced the real world. I seem to recall at least one boss getting pissed at Dan and I for working ONLY[Wiki] 11 hours a day, six days a week.

But he does have a point here:

Present alternatives, and treat those alternatives with respect. Don't be another type-A asshole in a labcoat who thinks, and acts as though, any deviation from the One True And Shining Path To Glory (why, research of course) represents complete failure as a scientist and as a human being.