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In Defense of Mediocrity
02-17-2018, 10:54 AM,
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In Defense of Mediocrity
In Defense of Mediocrity



by Theodore Dalrymple<br />


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Of recent months, several children of friends of mine have asked my help in preparing what they call a personal statement in their application for a job or place at university. Why they should ask me to help them is a bit of a mystery; I am glad to say that I made my career, such as it was,...
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