Mater’s Musings #62: “Real-life skills” indeed

Do the fees include the super glue, or is that extra?
Is it issued before or after graduation?

22 responses to “Mater’s Musings #62: “Real-life skills” indeed”

  1. Bruce of Newcastle Avatar
    Bruce of Newcastle

    Good news! Hockeystick Mann is gracing us with a tour next year. Maybe he could do a double act with Greta promoting communism. After all they’re both substantial millionaires.

    Energy Expert Michael Mann (Tony Heller, 3 Nov)

  2. calli Avatar

    I didn’t download the course guide. They wanted too much information about me. Must be a secret. However I did glean this:

    Reflect critically on climate policy issues and practical challenges in diverse contexts.

    No need for an expensive course. Dover should hand out “certificates” after a month at the Cat where we do plenty of critical reflection and discuss practical challenges from our many diverse contexts.

    Oh. That’s right. We are barking for the wrong side of the issue. Silly me.

  3. Miltonf Avatar

    Just what you would expect from the ANUs in the parasite robber state on the fake lake.

  4. Louis Litt Avatar

    Milton of – lakes fine, lay out is fine, now high rIse , people are foul mouths, pretentious and proud of their uselessness.

  5. Charles Avatar

    I wonder what you end up with, a graduate certificate in Rent-Seeking presumably?

  6. duncanm Avatar

    Oh dear:

    even better, you can do a “Master of Climate Change”.

    I guess then you’ll have the power to change the climate, no?

  7. Shy Ted Avatar
    Shy Ted

    I’m going to sign up for the HAARP semester.

  8. MatrixTransform Avatar

    Reflect critically on climate policy issues and practical challenges in diverse contexts

    each course is about $4500
    so spend a paltry $50k for a Grad Cert and you’ll deffo be able to pick winners and shut everybody else up

    The course comprises 10 subjects
    to graduate you will undertake all compulsory units and any 6 of the 8 core subjects

    Compulsory core:
    – Pejoratives 101
    – Super Glue for beginners
    – Inter-sectional Gibber for beginners
    – Advanced Gibber for policy makers

    – Economic Perspectives: When is a market not a market?
    – Mech Eng: The corrected science of perpetual motion and why Bernoulli was a wanker
    – Stochastic Principals : yes, you read it properly … or, how to be right all the time
    – Resource Justice: Why water is a finite resource but stupidity is infinite
    – Climate Jurisprudence: how to deal with denialists and would gulags be faster than carrots and sticks
    – Political and Institutional Architecture: novel ways tor burden an economy and profit at the same time
    – Environmental Religiosity: we’re on a mission from Gaia
    – Food Security: humane methods of starving the bastards into compliance

  9. wal1957 Avatar

    And the indoctrination continues….and idiots are willing to pay for it!

  10. Roger Avatar

    I wonder if the kids from XR have the attention span to complete a university course, even one as soft as this, though it assumes a prior degree.

    This one is for the more committed devotees who wish to become advisers to politicians and inflict some real damage on human beings rather than the artifacts of a culture they are incapable of appreciating.

  11. billie Avatar

    I suspect this a qualification for Canberra public servants only

    I can’t imagine anyone else looking for such a skill set in the workplace

  12. miltonf Avatar

    people are foul mouths, pretentious and proud of their uselessness.

    yes that’s my experience

  13. MatrixTransform Avatar

    even better, you can do a “Master of Climate Change”

    saw that too.
    have a look at the course list

    zero science, eng, or math


  14. Bruce Avatar

    From the memory hole:

    “Remember, remember,
    The Fifth of November.
    Gunpowder, Treason and Plot!”

    The question remains:

    “Was Guido Fawkes the only man to enter Parliament with honest intentions?”

  15. Dot Avatar

    Real life skills?

    To stop CO2 production?

    Must be a degree in nuclear engineering.

  16. Zipster Avatar

    useless class, a self fulfilling prophecy

  17. WolfmanOz Avatar

    And all paid for with the poor punters taxes – FFS !

  18. Rabz Avatar

    You can’t help but pity these poor staggeringly ignorant illiterate innumerate ahistorical anti scientific fact and evidence free imbeciles.

    I certainly don’t.

  19. Damon Avatar

    Don’t be too hard on ANU . For about ten years, from the mid seventies, JCSMR was a very fine institution.

  20. thefrollickingmole Avatar

    Designed to parachute into government/ UN roles completely uncontaminated by an opposing thought being encountered.

  21. rickw Avatar

    Why do we have a country full of idiots?

    They’re training for it.

  22. Bazinga Avatar

    Graduates would have virtue signalled unemployability

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