Quiz: All of the Above

1. Which of the following is the most toxic value of the Academic Industrial Complex?

a. Academics are fancy experts
b. More butts in seats + temporary hires – secure academic positions = Successful Institution
c. Work in service of the academy should always be your top priority
d. Academic “standards” require Gatekeepers
e. Thinking critically requires dissecting and dismissing others’ ideas and experiences

2. Besides Academic Industrial Complex, what does the AIC stand for?

a. ACADEMICS INDIVIDUALLY COMPETE for status and resources
b. ALL I am trained to CARE about is rigor and objectivity
c. ASSHOLES IN CONVERSATION with each other (and no one else)

3. This is an academic book.

a. Yes
b. No
c. Neither Yes or No
d. Both Yes and No

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