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Stephen Victor wrote:
> If we want to be in a profession known by the quality of its
> members, are we willing to expend the effort required to demonstrate our
Certification doesn't indicate excellence. It indicates either an
ability to live up to minimal standards (possibly after years of
special tutoring) or an ability to bribe the proctors.
I earned more engineering degrees than the Wright brothers and Edison
had between them, and I earned more college degrees than Winston
Churchill and Mark Twain put together. I even earned just as
many law degrees as Thomas Jefferson (i.e., none). I earned
more public speaking awards in my youth than Demosthenes did in
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