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Those who came to watch seemed to agree.
"It raises these kinds of questions about what are the limits of ethics and what are the limits of art. It raises questions about our relationship to animal life," said Chris Boland of Detroit, who is studying in Berlin for the summer. "That's what art is supposed to do."
Angela Rosenthal of Berlin, another onlooker, said she had no right to criticize the performance because she eats meat and uses cosmetics that are sometimes tested on animals.
"What is art? I don't know," she said.
2) Tech talent alarm sounded (7/22/2001): >Honesty is what's in short supply
>Let's get something straight: There is no shortage of engineers,
>programmers or scientists. I know this from personal experience,
>took me over 15 months to get a single job offer after receiving my
>bachelor's degree in electrical engineering (with a 3.59 GPA) in
>I probably sent out 120 résumés to ads I saw in the newspaper and
>about seven interviews -- so how can anyone in his or her right mind
>that there is a shortage of engineers?
>The only ``shortage'' in the high-tech industry is that of honesty.
>Randle C. Sink
3) Tech talent alarm sounded (7/22/2001): >"I am not shocked by the content of the Mercury News' recent article
>``Tech Talent Alarm Sounded'' (July 22). However, I am shocked that
>Congress and much of the media are accepting the pro-immigration
>``party line'' without question.
>The cold, hard truth is this: Many U.S. companies have outsourced
>talent-recruitment to third parties who refuse to hire qualified
>scientists, programmers and engineers because they are perceived to
>more than imported H1-B replacements.
>There is actually a huge surplus of high-tech brains in America, but
>have zero social capital. That is why we can be discriminated
>impunity. I personally spent seven years in poverty while looking
>high-tech employment. How did I escape? By removing my Caltech
>degree and my six years of NASA experience from my application.
>By pretending to be a mediocre worker instead of a genius, I was
>offered work by the same companies that had refused to consider me
>Yes, in the 21st century it has become necessary to lie on the
>pretend to have lower qualifications in order to avoid being
>against by the anti-genius, anti-U.S.-worker high-tech establishment.
c Semper Tyrannis >>> Thus ever to tyrants. The motto of the State of Virginia. John Wilkes Booth is supposed to have shouted this phrase as he jumped to stage of Ford's Theater after shooting Abraham Lincoln.
Appa : all management gurus throughout the world say the
word 'manager' is misnomer. Current society, at least in developed
countries, is a networked society. They can manage themselves. They
want only a leader. (As Abraham Lincoln said a leader is only a
primus inter pares). Also remember that he who knows and knows that
he knows alone is the leader.