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learning names

I have difficulty learning names. More precisely, I have difficulty gaining confidence that I know people’s names, which leads to second-guessing, social anxiety and general name-recall dysfunction. (I have a similar problem giving correct change to cashiers.) I thought the … Continue reading

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a not-all-that-persuasive case for eliminating black studies

Reading this makes me embarrassed to be a member of this universe. Here is a wonderful response. The response does not link to the original, but I think it is useful to see just how thoroughly silly, ignorant, and mean-spirited … Continue reading

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epistemological privilege

I have very mixed feelings about assigning epistemological privilege to social-economic groups or classes. Technically speaking, I simply disagree. In practice it has an element of truth. As a social scientist, I think it is theoretically possible -if sometimes tricky … Continue reading

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