Frank and Ernest by Thaves for May 27, 2020

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    mattro65  over 2 years ago

    Is this a new field, applied fiction?

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    sandpiper  over 2 years ago

    Twain would have loved it. He admired a good story teller.

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    The Brooklyn Accent  over 2 years ago

    The problem is that the padding lacks plot, characterization, and plausibility. It made it difficult for the dean to suspend disbelief.

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    gammaguy  over 2 years ago

    His coefficient of fiction is too high.

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member over 2 years ago

     16 Reasons Why God Never Received Tenure at the University

    1. He had only one major publication.

    2. And it was in Hebrew.

    3. And it had no references.

    4. And it was not published in a refereed journal.

    5. And some even doubted that he wrote it himself.

    6. It may be true that he created the world, but what has he done since then?

    7. His cooperative efforts have been quite limited.

    8. The scientific community has had a very rough time trying to replicate his results.

    9. He never applied to the Ethics Board for permission to use human subjects.

    10. When 1 experiment went awry, he tried to cover it up by drowning the subjects.

    11. When subjects did not behave as predicted, he often punished them, or just deleted them from the sample.

    12. He rarely came to class: He just told students to read the book.

    13. He has his son teach the class.

    14. He expelled his first 2 students for learning too much.

    15. Although there were only 10 requirements, most students failed his tests.

    16. His office hours were infrequent and usually held on a mountaintop.

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    the lost wizard  over 2 years ago

    I think that you C.V. lacks imagination.

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