A modest question: Should we abolish the PhD degree?

Tom tomwhore@wsmf.org
Thu, 30 Aug 2001 10:55:43 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, Johan Hjelm wrote:

--]You know, it seems to me that there is another issue buried here: Does
--]higher academic education foster creativity, or does that happen better
--]in companies?

Or does it happen better outside the ivory tower and outside the suited
corp offices? 

The real point for me is, why do folks need to be sucking on a teat
(institutionalized academia or institutionalized biz) to be creative?

Boggle the noodle.