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draypresct: The point of the story is not that psychology professors are corrupt. The point should be that we need to monitor the actions of people in positions of power.Even if the ones in power are left-wing, right-wing, 'independent', religious, non-religious, or Presbyterian.Even if the people they have power over are children, students, suspects, servicemembers, employees, or the citizens of the United States of America.Those in positions of power need to have their actions scrutinized by the public and by organizations dedicated to maintaining the high standards of office. This is why we need a free press. This is why we need an impartial legal system. This is why we need oversight committees. This is why we need checks and balances./rant over.
lude: The witch hunts continue.Yes there are some truly evil people out there.There are a lot of "victims" dredging up ancient history too.//lude
Snapper Carr: Good. Drag them all into the light.
Glockenspiel Hero: Snapper Carr: Good. Drag them all into the light.Especially in academia. We can't have tolerance for this here- getting a faculty position is incredibly cutthroat but unlike industry, it's not possible to be anonymous and just go elsewhere. In your little subfield everyone knows everyone else, so having one of the big names decide to be a dick means you can get frozen out entirely if you fight it./Was really sad to see the recent spate of problems in astronomy- it's a field where a lot of the core work was done by women.
IamAwake: lude: The witch hunts continue.Yes there are some truly evil people out there.There are a lot of "victims" dredging up ancient history too.//ludeIf it's history, it's true; if it's true, you can choke on the quotation marks.
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