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  •  To be honest, (1+ / 0-)
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    Swill to Power

    a great many people aiming for a higher degree feel persecuted at one point or another. The only reason to attempt a research degree is to equip yourself sufficiently to defend your hypothesis that even an asshole will agree that you've made your point.
    I think the diarist has other issues relating to his/ her disability, which cause problems in doing the research to start with.

    "We are monkeys with money and guns". Tom Waits

    by northsylvania on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 04:01:04 PM PDT

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    •  I like scholarship... (1+ / 0-)
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      ...and especially blind peer review of research, because it's one of those rare spheres of life where one has to concede that being an asshole -- or being a really great person -- has very little to do with the validity of investigative methods, logical coherence, and robust argumentation.

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