Quote from: SC on March 25, 2006, 05:14:01 AMyeah, the history lessons were lies upon lies no matter what school you went to.I don't belive that history lessons or any other lessons were untrue. Objective information was presented in classes, no teacher was saying that horrific events happen becuase of capitalism. Prpaganda was kept out of schools and brought to people through enterntainment. There is no Soviet action film that does not have some type of an evil spy from some capitalist country. Such things, however, were not uncommon in the United States just as well.
yeah, the history lessons were lies upon lies no matter what school you went to.
1. AA is not just about career-consequences.2. Yes, there is something about law that makes it particularly suitable for AAThis hypo doesn' t help at all, IMO - it just confuses the issue.Worse, we're suddently talking of the USSR which was not a "communist" country as you mean it, thereby confusing the issue even more.
(Since nobody responded to my highly opinionated, highly confusing, stream of conscious post (I don't blame you), maybe I can make some of the same points through a hypo)Imagine we lived in a communist country. All jobs pay the same. If one job is more strenous than another job they are compensated by having to work less so that a coal miner would work 1/4th the amount of time as a lawyer and ideally his extra free time would compensate for the tougher nature of the work. To sum up all jobs are equally desirable. What role does affirmative action have in such a society?