Are these "universally accepted manners of intellectual communication" passed on from father to son, mother to daughter or are they written down somewhere because, unfortunately, I have no idea what Andrei is talking about?
>When I wrote `manners' I meant manners of intellectual communication. >These are sufficiently universal, that is accepted by intellectuals >around the world. I cannot list all of them, it amounts to writing >a book about good manners for scientists. Just an example. It takes >enormous efforts of me to make my students understand what is really >important for me. Their competence and mastery of my subject, their >ability to solve problems are important for me enormously more than >observance of bureaucratic rules. It seems that all the teachers >they had before taught them the opposite.