Rock, Paper, Scissors

The experience of privilege is antithetical to the development of empathy. It breeds cruelty. The experience of being on the receiving end of cruelty can go two ways: one can develop kindness or malice. Often one develops both. The malice ought to be toward the instigators of the cruelty and the kindness toward everyone else. [...]

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The real sand trap of writing academically is the limiting expectation that the only ideas with any validity are the ones echoing an established precedent. That's much easier in STEM than in the humanities. Giant leaps in one catalyze giant leaps in the other, and on the humanities side this breaks the mold and can [...]