Addendum…


I came across this blog post yesterday (link below), written by Joern Fischer – in the post and his attached paper he sums up succinctly the themes I touched on in my last post and in Science is not a corporate ladder. Hear hear!

The rest of his blog is a pretty good read too!

Ideas for sustainability blog: Now published: Academia’s obsession with quantity.

© Manu Saunders 2012

2 thoughts on “Addendum…

  1. Isaac June 26, 2012 / 11:43 AM

    Thanks for the link. This problem reminds me of problems noted by the slow science. In its manifesto at http://www.slow-science.org, it states that science needs time to develop quality.

    Like

    • manuelinor June 26, 2012 / 11:56 AM

      Thanks Isaac, I like the manifesto! Slowness of Being (anything) is something we seem to have forgotten (see Hare and the Tortoise)
      We seem to have become faster, more complex and more ‘immediate’ as a society, but we haven’t found the balance with efficiency, substance or meaningfulness. As you say, we need to appreciate Time more.

      Like

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s