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SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1934. Volume 5. Number 3.

Two Faculties Exposed

Two Faculties Exposed

In the Middle Ages the business man was held to be a crook. To fit a student for business would have meant to fit him for hell. In other words, there was no commerce course.

—Professor Stephen Leacock.

The profession of the law does not imply large ownership; but since no taint of usefulness for other than the competitive purpose attaches to the lawyer's trade, it grades high in the conventional scheme. The lawyer is exclusively occupied with the details of predatory fraud, either in achieving or check-mating chicane, and succession the profession is accepted as marking a large endowment of that barbarian astuteness which has always commanded men's respect and fear.—Veblen Leisure Class.