Revisited Post: Bureaucrats and “people”

Originally posted elsewhere on June 24, 2008 Obviously, the nature of my work prevents me from getting too involved in political discussion.  I have to pick my topics carefully, for they can be interesting and poignant and avoid inappropriate argument. An ideal opportunity arrived when I found the following quote in a post by Denis [...]

Revisited Post: Pinchot’s 11 Maxims

Originally posted elsewhere on August 22, 2008 I’ve been holding on to this one for a little while. I remember discussing it in graduate school, and I found it on a blog a few months ago. Guilford Pinchot, who served as the first head of the U.S. Forest Service, developed this list while on the faculty [...]

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