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Tactics of Doing Nothing

Tactics of Doing Nothing Romesh Thapar HAS anyone calculated at this moment of crisis the vast sums of money which we are expending internally, holding seminars, workshops, seed conferences, and what have you. Hundreds of experts are travelling all the time to share thoughts, experiences and research with their colleagues, a delightful scholarly tourism at the expense of university and corporate budgets. We are believed to be among the most sophisticated participants in this kind of activity. And, whatever the cynics might say, the claim is that even in normal times it keeps the continent together and balances regional aberrations.

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