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Great Expectations: When the Boss Talks, Subordinates Listen?

Several decades ago, there were ads on TV that said “When so-and-so talks, people listen”… (and then the commercial showed a crowd of people who would all pretend to be listening to Mr. so-and-so). Apparently, that seemed reasonable at the … Continue reading
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Does Every Country Have its own School Ratings System / Authority, or are some schools rated by several authorities from different countries?

I would actually expect the latter case — but perhaps the number of internationally renowned schools is so small that there is still no basis for comparing ratings systems across countries. Continue reading

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What makes you think that someone posting on a “social media website” (like Twitter or Facebook) is a real person?

When I or one of my friends posts on one of their websites, they usually registered the domain name, and therefore they are known persons. Yet earlier today I posted a question about when Paul Krugman posts in the New … Continue reading
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