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  •  Actually, I think there's a more mundane (2+ / 0-)
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    force at work: the hegemonic power of "the business model" approach to all things.

    It's the cultural power derived from the rise of the MBA and all its cultural attendants.

    A huge change in the academy that spread out across the culture.

    Words can sometimes, in moments of grace, attain the quality of deeds. --Elie Wiesel

    by a gilas girl on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 08:40:11 AM PDT

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    •  If I remember correctly, that rise of the (1+ / 0-)
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      MBA occurred during the Reagan years when greed and selfishness suddenly became virtues.

      I don't think you can separate out the rise of the "business model" from the philosophy and Interests that Reagan represented.

      There is something in us that refuses to be regarded as less than human. We are created for freedom - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

      by Onomastic on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 10:18:22 AM PDT

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