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Professional academics

In my experience, professional academics are appallingly ignorant outside their fields, and often ignorant of their field outside their specific school of thought. Especially in the humanities or the soft sciences.

Outside of the real world, success is measured by publication and complication, not the practical application. Shakespeare is not just a dead white guy's words on a page, it's about understanding character and narrative and the blossoming of human nature. It's about passing on stories and showing the future what worked for us and those who went before.

There's a reason why the "dead white males" stuff stuck around, it's because it worked. That doesn't mean it excludes all other possibilities, it means we start with what we know worked so we can learn to see what else could happen.
— NeoWayland
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NeoNote — Women's studies

You have to look outside your preconceptions and expectations for the things you can't explain.

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We let it happen

We let it happen.

We bought the lie that compassion triumphs practicality. We accepted that “blacks” deserved more privileges because of history. We let generations be victims when they deserved to be heroes.
     — NeoWayland
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❝Roaming Millennial on the Election Aftermath❞

“Anti-Trump hysteria”

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NeoNotes — Reciprocity

We can build a moral system based on the Ethic of Reciprocity

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Honor in giving truth

I think that most people make mostly good choices.

Mostly.

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