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I'm pretty much on the same page. I just emigrated to a different place... I prefer not to use such concluding wording, but essentially that's more or less where I want to get.

I'd just add that "stupidity" - lack of vision, pure ignorance - mostly plagues the top branches of the hierarchy, making it easier (and cheaper) for the multinationals to corrupt middle tier technicians. A famous IT professor openly states to his audiences that institution leaders in Portugal are the least knowledgeable on the matter in Europe. It is very easy to convince someone that the most expensive product is the absolute best, something also common to the third world.

How institutions came to be leaded by such people is another question, and a deep one.

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by Luis de Sousa (luis[dot]de[dot]sousa[at]protonmail[dot]ch) on Tue Dec 6th, 2011 at 04:40:33 PM EST
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