"One of the reason's I'm going to get a degree is I'm the only person in my immediate family who doesn't have at least a bachelors. Both of my parents were military and both are also highly educated, and my brother has an…"
"Most of us cannot afford to not have a job. A college degree, for better or worse, usually means a better paying job. You can rail all you wish about the issues of institutionalized education, certainly it has some. But I, personally, am happy to…"
"As I recall, Josh dropped out before college? Not sure. Anyway, this is not someone with extensive experience of higher ed. On the other hand, he does have a tailcoat, and a rather impressive robe thing for spiritual practices in…"
"Not so much the free time but the freedom of thought and self expression. People think the education system is there to help people learn but it's used to turn people into work force drones rather than educated individuals. A rinse and repeat…"
"I spent almost 4 years there working for No Such Agency. I remember when the DINFOS school was being built. I hated my job, but loved living in the area. I used to try to spend time in the Baltimore Inner Harbor or drive to where I can catch…"
"What I learned from this thread is that people spell asafoetida "acifidity" -- that is, they don't just pronounce it that way.
I'm no expert, but I think if you put asafoetida in a bag, you've got an acifidity bag.…"
"Thank you guys for the feed back and links. I am going to check out what you all have come up with. Even though I have done some research online on my own, it never ceases to surprise me what other people find when they search too."