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Feeling stupid

Related to my last post, this has been going around among my twitter people: Science makes me feel stupid too. It’s just that I’ve gotten used to it. So used to it, in fact, that I actively seek out new

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Maybe I should learn about

Once I was staying in a youth hostel in Florence, Italy, and I met a group of tourists from Brittany. They told me all about the Celtic music festival that they had in their hometown, and invited me to come

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On interdisciplinarity

I was chatting with a colleague at a party, along these lines. (Subspecialties have been changed to protect the guilty.) Colleague: I know you do discourse analysis, and I respect that, but on one level I think it’s kind of

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