JOKE OF THE WEEK, 11 Oct 2021
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
A boy brought home a very bad school report. His father looked at it for a long time, and then said,
“There is only one answer to this, a thorough spanking!”
The boy said,
“Good, I can show you where the teacher lives.”
Dietrich Fischer (1941-2015) from Münsingen, Switzerland, got a Licentiate in Mathematics from the University of Bern 1968 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from New York University 1976. Fischer was a MacArthur Fellow in International Peace and Security at Princeton University 1986-88, has taught mathematics, computer science, economics and peace studies at various universities, and been a consultant to the United Nations. He was co-founder, with Johan Galtung, of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment in 1993.
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