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Doctoral students in the sciences are more like the rest of us than previously thought: They don’t know what they want to do with their lives, either. So, when confronted with the choice of what to do with their newly minted doctorates, they tend to keep marching in a straight path, to pursue postdoctoral research positions. (1)

It is like the CIA: Once in school, always in school.

People begin their lives admiring the cosmos.

And then they learn to analyze it.

We are born gods.

Able to admire and create universes with our thought.

Then we are told we should just understand what we see.

And we end up humans…