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Thursday, January 20, 2005

The Cost of being Right

Clayton Cramer blogs about being right and on the Right in academia:

Then I look at examples like the ones that Lindgren gives. I look at the crap that Dr. Lott has gone through (and there are some stories he has told me on the phone that just infuriate me). I look at the political nonsense that even liberal academics have to go through because they aren't hard enough left to satisfy the prevailing orthodoxy. The only thing that I can think of, "I would love to devote my life to teaching and research, but why would any sane person throw themselves into that shark tank?"

Read the whole thing.


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