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Autor:  Miguel Vieira
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Data:  19/JUN/2003 2:21 PM
Assunto:  Re: International Language
 
Mensagem:  Can you imagine how dull this world would be if there were no students and academics? Very dull!!! You see, Academics are not unproductive by any means. Believe it or not, most of the government and non-governmental organizations(NGO) policies and initiatives are formulated by them. In addition, they are often behind most of the progressive social and political initiatives that eventually materialize. They are progressives(Liberals), whereas, "workers", both white and blue collar, are actually conservatives. Had it been solely for "workers", the social and political changes that we've seen materialize in last 50+ years, would've never happened. Overall, I think "workers" are intellectually lazy and greatly fear the unknown. Overall, we need academics to stimulate and formulate our ideas. Moreover, when it comes to "smart" people indulging in more activities requiring manual skills, I would have to say that I do agree with you. Similarly, as you also pointed, the working drones ought to indulge in intellectual activities more often. Either way, it would be good for both of the parties.. Living the good life-by Scott Nearing. I will read it!!! -Good luck, carpenter.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
International Language  –  André Oliveira  13/JUN/2003, 1:31 PM
Re: International Language  –  carol  13/JUN/2003, 1:50 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  14/JUN/2003, 8:37 AM
Re: International Language  –  José Roberto  13/JUN/2003, 9:50 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  14/JUN/2003, 10:49 AM
Re: International Language  –  pat  15/JUN/2003, 9:15 AM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  15/JUN/2003, 3:13 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  15/JUN/2003, 6:28 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  16/JUN/2003, 2:16 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  16/JUN/2003, 8:04 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  17/JUN/2003, 4:59 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  17/JUN/2003, 6:43 PM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  17/JUN/2003, 8:07 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  18/JUN/2003, 8:43 AM
Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  18/JUN/2003, 2:58 PM
Re: International Language  –  pat  19/JUN/2003, 8:02 AM
 Re: International Language  –  Miguel Vieira  19/JUN/2003, 2:21 PM

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