a modest proposal

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Submitted by Daniel in Brookline (United States), Mar 15, 2011 13:22

Robert Heinlein anticipated this, and answered it in his novel "Friday": simply give every eighteen-year-old American an automatic bachelor's degree. We will then have the "highest proportion of college graduates in the world", without having to do much of anything. Mr. President, if you have objections to this scheme, could we please hear them?

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Too bad fixing the economy isn't his priority [7 words]Jordan AMar 16, 2011 11:15
Colleges fear the poorly prepared freshmen [84 words]PJMar 16, 2011 11:05
To simply supply something that is not in demand is economically stupid [41 words]MarkMar 15, 2011 14:15
Quantity doesn't educate to quality. [56 words]Constitution FirstMar 15, 2011 13:40
⇒ a modest proposal [54 words]Daniel in BrooklineMar 15, 2011 13:22
RE: A modest proposal [9 words]Milo DundeeMar 15, 2011 15:19
Price Stability [83 words]Grayson HillMar 15, 2011 11:43
Really? [26 words]Barry DMar 15, 2011 11:40
printing diplomas and printing money [132 words]New Class TraitorMar 15, 2011 11:29
good article [170 words]richard40Mar 15, 2011 11:14
more credentials please [61 words]thomasMar 15, 2011 11:09
Graduates are not enough [93 words]Fred Van BennekomMar 14, 2011 17:29

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