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- ‘At the same time, academic freedom (that is, some lack of standardization and bureaucratically imposed structure) is essential to teach students to think.’
- ‘The growth of bureaucratically mature states capable of organizing violence created increasingly strong competition for private military corporations.’
- ‘Indeed, such reductions would be needed to avoid creating a colossal institution that would be bureaucratically hide-bound and too sluggish to respond to the post-Cold War world.’
- ‘Also, it is larger, more bureaucratically active, more political, more partisan, more purposeful, and more influential than anything similar in American history.’
- ‘We would stop running schools bureaucratically and start running them entrepreneurially.’
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