Michael Yates mikey+ at
Wed Feb 10 18:43:24 PST 1999


actually, now that I've had a few drinks, the rivethead answer is pretty funny. And as Bill Lear says who cares anyway. If the comment that Adam Smith made about the detailed division of labor making you as stupid as it is posible for a human being to be sticks with a few of the kids, that will be good. and if they remember poor ben hamper playing the riveting olympics on the assembly line, i'll have won a victory too.


Michael Perelman wrote:
> Mike, I assume that Johnstown is not too different from Chico. Besides suffering from
> the lack of support for public education, our students work an average of 15 hours a
> week to support themselves.
> Even so I am shocked that they would credit Adam Smith with writing something as
> valuable as Rivethead.
> --
> Michael Perelman
> Economics Department
> California State University
> Chico, CA 95929
> Tel. 530-898-5321
> E-Mail michael at

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