Yikes: Check out this professor's guide called "How not to write a PhD Thesis".
I would have to say it should be called "How not to be a thesis advisor"
Check out this gem:
I make my postgraduates pay for such statements. If they offer a generalisation such as “scholars of the online environment argue that democracy follows participation”, I demand that they find at least 30 separate references to verify their claim.
I guess this professor subscribes to the "two wrongs make a right" theory of mentoring.
The other thought I had from reading the list was that I'm glad I work in economics and not literary theory!