Could it be that the results of not having a well-trained pilot are more
immediate and clearly severe than a poorly trained student? While both
worst cast scenarios are things we would like to avoid, most folks focus
on the short term. It may take 15-20 years for the effects of a lousy
educational system to be felt. Trainers and managers see it when they hit
On Fri, 28 Jun 1996, William J. Hobler, Jr wrote:
> Ben, I can't help but ask a follow on question from yours. Why is it that
> your knowledge based business pays you a higher salary than Grade School
> teachers who will be entrusted with the lives of several thousand people?
> I assume that they are knowledge based workers.
> Note the assumption, commercial pilots make more money than teachers.
> In another thread the conversation is about values expressed and values
> lived. While our society expresses that our children and their education
> are valued, it lives by judging the worth of those who teach very lowly.
> Could this behavior be a root cause for much cultural cynicism?
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