Friday, November 02, 2018

Indeed …

… Academics Shouldn't Sell Out Truth for Justice - The Atlantic(Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

If the poetry editor Usher alludes to in her original essay deprives the world of an excellent poem on moral grounds, or insists on noting the poet’s character flaws, then that editor communicates that he doesn’t quite believe in his field’s importance. The community of cancer researchers wouldn’t withhold a breakthrough because the academic who achieved it is a jerk in the cafeteria.

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