Thursday, October 27, 2005


ReutersThe prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology said on Thursday it had fired a professor who admitted to falsifying research data in several manuscripts, grant applications and a research report.Cheating and science are incompatible. Where cheating occurs, any science had already evaporated (to reappear: any elsewhere, any elsewhen).

Cheating and institutions go together like ham and eggs, like man and society.

Why do we even have an MIT in 2005: when I offered FLEX in 1970. With learning deregulated, with certification taboo, cheating would still take place; but it would be uncertified, have no Imprimatur.

Why do we still have an MIT? Because the public chose not to liberate itself. And now we’re where we belong: mortal, godless, clueless ... governed by cheating.