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If you get in the Corps, the alumni take great care of you, steering you between positions, helping you build your social network, making the phone calls, etc. If you are 25 years old and you get this type of proposition, you just don't say no [cue in soundtrack from The GodFather :)].
To me this sounds like the way Opus Dei is alleged to conduct its recruitment, to be honest.

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Mar 26th, 2006 at 02:16:24 PM EST
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