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Wednesday, December 8, 2021


 I used to think that every article I wrote had to challenge a critical consensus. I thought I had to be paradoxical or counterintuitive always.  But that doesn't really make sense. 80% of scholarship should build a consensus, and 20% should work at being paradoxical. The reason is that the paradoxical mode of criticism only works if there is some kind of established base of knowledge. 

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