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Huxley defined an intellectual as “a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.” Huxley knew of what he spoke; he did not say “more interesting than status and money.”
It takes a bit of discipline and a good deal of unprofessionalism to not work on fashionable topics and trendy methods.
The job of “academic” is precisely what keeps me from the task of thinking.
Minds can’t digest the stuff, much less live off of it.
If you can’t beat them, call them outdated.
A neologism should be coined when something new cannot be conveniently described with existing words. The imperatives of marketing and academia make it impossible to follow this simple maxim.