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Posted by Alexander on February 2, 2001 21:19:52 UTC

Well, earlier you have wrote what kind of discussion(s) they have in Harward - no, thanks, I do not want to be associated with something like that.

I think, the reason the education is so poor in the USA is that it is "open market" system: student decides what to buy and which professor to pay, therefore "hard" professors and "hard to understand" classes (good math, good physics, good biology, etc.) simply do not survive.

But instead, all kind of "introductory" , "conceptual" (no math, please), "history of _________" (fill in the blank any word(s) which come(s) to your mind), as well as "creative writing", philosophy, etc are abundant - and classes are full.

Look, who is in "hard core" garaduate and post-graduate schools (physical/math sciences, biology, etc.) - mostly Chinese, Indians and East Europeans. Guess, who dominates "creative writings"? Yes, you right, western hemisphere.

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