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the_white_mans_burden [2011/02/12 21:25]
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the_white_mans_burden [2015/05/14 15:34] (current)
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 > brazenly states its objective is to further "the foreign policy goals of the United States."​ ---p176 > brazenly states its objective is to further "the foreign policy goals of the United States."​ ---p176
  
-DfID (the UK agency) is notably more committed to independent evaluation of its aid projects than most other aid agencies. ​ At the other extreme, the UN system contains much of the most absurd conference-,​ report- and meeting-driven time-wasting,​ and various examples of their nonsense are cited.((See a spoof of UN document generation at [[http://​www.unosdg.org/​]].))+DfID (the UK agency) is notably more committed to independent evaluation of its aid projects than most other aid agencies. ​ At the other extreme, the UN system contains much of the most absurd conference-,​ report- and meeting-driven time-wasting,​ and various ​[[http://​www.unosdg.org/​|examples of their nonsense]] are cited.((See a spoof of UN document generation at [[http://​www.unosdg.org/​|UNOSDG]].))
  
 > To be fair, there is incomprehensible language [like that generated by various UN agencies on a continual basis] also in private-sector documents, such as investment prospectuses or engineering designs. ​ The difference is that in private-sector documents, the jargon actually has some meaning to specialists. ​ In UN documents, the jargon has no substantive content for anyone. ---p176 > To be fair, there is incomprehensible language [like that generated by various UN agencies on a continual basis] also in private-sector documents, such as investment prospectuses or engineering designs. ​ The difference is that in private-sector documents, the jargon actually has some meaning to specialists. ​ In UN documents, the jargon has no substantive content for anyone. ---p176
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