Students don't need 24/7 care 3

April 6, 2007

So Andrew Devlin is making his stand for independence by not answering his e-mails on a US trip. That'll show them who's boss, eh?

As there are 2 million people in the world without access to fresh drinking water, another million on the edge of starvation, and large numbers ravaged by war and disease, it's good to know that academics are so demonstrably in touch with reality and what really counts as a bad deal in life.

David Wood.
Durham University

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