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Tenured bigots: most faculty members donít like evangelicals and aren't ashamed to admit it
WORLD ^ | August 18, 2007 | Mark Bergin

Posted on 08/13/2007 5:52:11 AM PDT by rhema

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To: Badeye
Tenure makes incompetents impervious.

Tenure is granted by existing faculty and administrators. Once the liberals gain control they make sure only liberals get tenure, cementing and perpetuating their control.

In the political world they rig elections to accomplish the same thing.

The left has always been a minority who control through tricks, deception and intimidation. The Democrats are the left in this country.

21 posted on 08/13/2007 7:20:46 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done, needs to be done by the government.)
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To: wilco200
I for one could care less about a person’s formal education when hiring. I look only at their record of achievement in the real world and their drive to make the position that they are applying a success.

Do you ever hire anyone seeking their first job? If so, how do you decide?

22 posted on 08/13/2007 7:24:24 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done, needs to be done by the government.)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot

I know.

I despise those that require such a thing to keep a job, rather than being judged on production.


23 posted on 08/13/2007 7:31:10 AM PDT by Badeye (You know its a kook site when they ban the word 'kook')
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To: gscc
This is a very high percentage to outright admit to this prejudice. There has to be many, many more that hold these biases but would not publicly acknowledge them.

Probably true. The numbers are in inverse relationship to what is considered PC today. Bias against Jews is a no-no but bias against Evangelicals is in. Mormans are second because of the strength of Romney in the Republican race.

Like you, I doubt this reflects true feelings.

24 posted on 08/13/2007 7:31:18 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done, needs to be done by the government.)
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To: rhema

Most faculty members don’t like evangelicals and aren’t ashamed to admit it.”
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The feeling is mutual, I’m sure.
Faculty are mostly “wanna-bes” that never made it so they try to teach it.


25 posted on 08/13/2007 7:37:03 AM PDT by cowdog77 (" Are there any brave men left in Washington, or are they all cowards?")
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To: rhema

I’m sad that Catholics aren’t higher up on that graph. It’s because people know that the majority of people who identify themselves as Catholics don’t take it seriously.


26 posted on 08/13/2007 8:06:17 AM PDT by Mercat (strategic deworming. Name of a new rock band?)
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To: VOA
Maybe if evangelical christians and Mormons start doing a few honor killing,
suicide bombings and beheadings...
maybe the academics will like them as much as Muslims?

I don't think it's the killing. It's the America-hating that unites Muslims and liberal academics.

27 posted on 08/13/2007 8:10:45 AM PDT by TChris (The Republican Party is merely the Democrat Party's "away" jersey - Vox Day)
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To: Mind-numbed Robot

I have not, but I have noticed that most of our first-job hires are high performaning interns - true they had to be in college to get those internships, but my point is more that the traditional 4 year college education will become a thing of the past.

Does it really benefit an illiterate 12th grader to be forced through a 4 year liberal arts college? No.

Like chevy chase says in Caddyshack “The world needs ditch diggers, too”


28 posted on 08/13/2007 8:20:35 AM PDT by wilco200
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To: TChris
I don't think it's the killing. It's the America-hating that unites
Muslims and liberal academics.


You have certainly done a good job of distilling the commonalities.

(I was being a bit facetious in my prior post. I suspect there is
NOTHING Evangelical Christians or Mormons could do to get liberal
academics to like them. Short of committing suicide en masse.)
29 posted on 08/13/2007 8:40:50 AM PDT by VOA
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To: wilco200

I agree with your general premise, a college education is not necessary to be a valued, high-performing employee. The lack of quality in the education being gained by many grads also affects that.

For the last 25 years a degree was just a convenient way for those hiring to screen the applicants, or more accurately, to trim the numbers to be interviewed.

However, in technical fields a certain level of knowledge is necessary in order to begin learning the real stuff in the real world.


30 posted on 08/13/2007 9:15:46 AM PDT by Mind-numbed Robot (Not all that needs to be done, needs to be done by the government.)
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