Thursday, November 18, 2010

Academic tics, no. 1: Danger!!!

"dangerously close to essentialism"

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7 comments:

  1. Apparently, one can be, walk, come, skate, tread, wander, appear, veer, totter, drift, skirt, or be brought dangerously close to essentialism -- all of which bring me dangerously close to associating Chaplin's department store scene in "Modern Times."

    Ach, das Leben auf der Gefl├╝gelfarm der Wissenschaft... (Musil).

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  2. So what was in the comments you removed?

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  3. You missed "travel."

    I see now that this thread appears on the first page for the first link I posted. The internet: a self-referentiality machine.

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  4. Mistakes in my German. Embarrassing. Pity one can't just delete without trace.

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  5. Done. See the little trashcan next to the time? That should get them deleted permanently. If it doesn't show up, I can make you an admin, and it will.

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  6. Speaking of admin, how do I invite people to join the blog?

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  7. Give me their email addresses and I'll send them invites.

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