Friday, December 18, 2009

The not often enough repeated call for civility and distinctions.

David Zetland over on Aguanomics has a makes a great post about why it is important, but difficult, to maintain distinctions between personal and professional relations. It is too easy to attach our self-worth to exterior indicators like grades or money or popularity. But doing so rarely has beneficial effects in the long or even short term.
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2 comments:

  1. Just wanted to say that your comment on Bill Easterly's blog about Madagascar was spot on. Regards.

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  2. Thanks Robert. I did research in the Tulear region of Madagascar in 2007/8. It is a beautiful and fascinating country. I hope you are enjoying it.

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