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Topic: Would this be your daughter?
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Robert Hansen

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Re: Would this be your daughter?
Posted: Mar 9, 2013 8:23 PM
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On Mar 9, 2013, at 4:10 PM, GS Chandy <gs_chandy@yahoo.com> wrote:

> "Don't be overweening (as a parent, or as a teacher)". [This happens to be the philosophy to which I personally subscribe].

Not allowing your son or daughter to be bilked out of $300k for a degree not even worth $30k is not being overweening. That is like asking me if I would allow my son or daughter to jump out of an airplane without a parachute. This isn't about philosophy, it is simply about how to be successful at being a parent. It is also about simple common sense. That author crying about the $300k it is costing him or his daughter or both reminds me of this guy that lost $400k to Nigerian scammers...

http://www.livescience.com/27764-phone-lottery-scam.html

Mind you, this was not a scam that happened all at once. This idiot kept sending money for promises of phony prizes for years. Just like the tuition story.

Bob Hansen



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