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November 14, 2007

Profs Are Gods

By: Bernard Chazelle

Maureen Dowd reminds you it is no accident that we, academics, rule the world.

"[...] Columbia economics professor who conducted a two-year study, published last year, on dating. With two psychologists and another economist, he ran a speed-dating experiment at a local bar near the Columbia campus. The results surprised him [...] "

We also found that women got more dates when they won high marks for looks.

Tomorrow's shock announcement: "Five-year MIT study finds that bananas have higher nutritional value than razor blades."

Posted at November 14, 2007 09:23 PM | TrackBack

This is the kind of story that makes me feel much better about shrugging off a formal education all those years ago (although I never quite got over The Peace Corp telling me to fuck off).

Posted by: Arvin Hill at November 15, 2007 03:06 AM

Maureen Dowd is such an idiot of a columnist she make Rush Limbaugh look like Stephen Hawkings.

Posted by: Rick R. at November 15, 2007 10:48 AM

Dowd apparently has it in her contract to write a column like this every few months: "Back to your kitchens and bedrooms, ladies! The feminist revolution is over! These six anecdotes prove it!"

Posted by: saurabh at November 15, 2007 10:58 AM

Arvin Hill. They told me to fuck off too. (1967)(I think it was the "Are you a snob or a slob" question)

Posted by: Mike Meyer at November 15, 2007 11:06 AM