Let us read the wisdom.
I hate hyperbole. And that’s no exaggeration.Frame the wisdom, hang it on your unfinished drywall with a rusty nail, and reflect upon its holy gleam for meditative hours.
So-called scam bloggers allege legal education is worthless and ruins lives.
People who in fact had no great wish for [a law degree] were told it would enable them to do everything.
[Y]ou are more persuasive in a court governed by rules by emphasizing reason over rhetoric.Smash it on a mirror and snort the wisdom.
It is as important to offer the best question as it is to provide the best answer.Molest the wisdom and blame your shitty childhood.
[Evaluating law school] includes appropriate weighing of the opportunity cost.Slice the wisdom with a jigsaw, blend it with rum and choice citrus fruits, and chug until you reach nirvana.
For some people, legal education can be virtually free, and at that price it can be recommended with enthusiasm.
The truth is most law school graduates are employed. Yet they may well be underemployed relative to their credentials. Their grievances are well founded. They cannot but be heeded. They reflect the anxieties about the hard edge of global competition.Douse yourself in gasoline and burn with the wisdom.
For someone who wants to be a lawyer, who is given financial support, and who is realistic about what being an attorney involves, law school is a fine choice.If anything, Wu shows us just how powerful a law degree is. You, too, can go to law school and, years later, still fail to thoroughly grasp basic, ground-level truths of the industry in which you have spent many adult years and are cited as a leader (global competition? reason over rhetoric because a court has "rules"?). You, too, can publish witless, empty nonsense that says nothing of substance while positioning yourself as some sort of fart-sniffing, rational centrist from the comfort of your climate-controlled Ivory Tower.
If decade-late piffle like this can make it to the HuffPost, surely special you can make it in criminal defense or patent law, eh, Skip? Enroll today.