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Academics have idiotized themselves.

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Submitted by Prashant (United States), Apr 5, 2017 at 21:32

Dear Dr Pipes, In your above article you describe your impressions of a conference that you attended in University of Pennsylvania. You ask, "What's with all this turning nouns into verbs with –ize?". It is very simple, Dr. Pipes: Academics have idiot-ized themselves. It has been going on for several decades, but now it is fully done.

Sorry for being so blunt but there is no other truth.

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