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You call that “rigor.” I call it “taking good stuff out.”
Lacking confidence in themselves, the contemporary humanities taught me to lack confidence in my thinking.
I don’t derive deep insights about monkeys from my study of humans. So how can I take studies of monkeys seriously when they pronounce upon “human nature”?
A legacy of democratic revolutions: the humanities consider more and more social relations to be conventional. A legacy of scientific revolutions: the social sciences more and more search for natural causes for the same relationships.