Counter-Balance That With “Less Likely to Assault Co-Workers”

Standardized testing (and its evil offspring, IQ testing) are an expression of people’s desire to determine other peoples’ worth without having to actually get to know them. It’s pervasive, and unfortunately it’s better than some alternatives because it turns out that a lot of people will simply reject a client because of their skin color, gender, attractiveness, etc. In other words, standardized testing may suck but it’s not as bad as letting other people make hiring/admission decisions.

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What Matters To You?

I’m an unapologetic packrat. So, a few years ago, I decided to resolve that problem by stipulating in my will that my executor get rid of all my stuff at an estate sale. It’s a form of recycling and nobody who cares about me or my stuff will have to sort through it and figure it out. Don’t worry for them, the potassium cyanide is clearly labelled.

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