Comments on: Getting enthused about Aspen http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/06/28/getting-enthused-about-aspen/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: dyaseen http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/06/28/getting-enthused-about-aspen/comment-page-1/#comment-27993 Tue, 28 Jun 2011 16:52:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8800#comment-27993 Some more objective form of credentialing for graduates would be welcome, both to employers and graduates. Harvard (et al.) would never go for it, both because of the downward pressure it would put on its tuition, and because it would quickly become apparent that very, very many of its own graduates wouldn’t qualify.

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By: midasw http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/06/28/getting-enthused-about-aspen/comment-page-1/#comment-27989 Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:38:46 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8800#comment-27989 THe truth is, Davos represents a sort of “Fourth World” – a sagacious reviewer in the LRB calls it “Offshore” – of wealthy and powerful people who have no need of country to gratify their greed and ambition and thirst for self-congratulation, and are therefore immunized against any notion of “public interest,” and the meaning of “Duty, Honor, Country.”

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By: hsvkitty http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2011/06/28/getting-enthused-about-aspen/comment-page-1/#comment-27987 Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:23:57 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=8800#comment-27987 A flow of passionate ideas can be both exhilarating and exhausting. Hopefully some good ideas will percolate.

If nothing else it sounds like you will be breathing a lot cleaner air than the big city and the hot air of Davos.

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