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The difference between smart and stupid is not half as important as the difference between thoughtful and thoughtless.
The peer reviewed journal article is our eight-legged essay.
This professor-turned-bureaucrat has never experienced intellectual pleasure.
Literature is too important to leave to literary studies. Politics is too important to leave to political science.
Your position as a Europeanist, however, precludes you from keeping Europe in perspective.
It is bad enough that academics speak this way; it is even worse when we foist it upon our students.
This alone doesn’t make these disciplines “false,” but it does put the question of their “validity” into a different light.
I am content with the fact that my colleagues don’t take me that seriously. I feel the same way about them.
Never trust anyone who gets paid to start arguments.
I am so happy that white progressive academics do not care in the slightest about Asian American Studies.