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Reader comment on item: The Problem with Middle East Studies

Submitted by Stuart Teich (United States), Jul 15, 2008 at 01:50

I'm amazed. This is the fourth time in 36 hours I've had occasion to share this thought. Must be something in the air. Plenty of insecures... of all specialities have great trouble admitting those three tiny words, "I don't know."

Here's the thing: Thinking about things you don't enjoy is a high order development. Deciding that something fun, enjoyable, or convenient must be stopped is even more so. Most people are intellectual toddlers, at best, advanced degrees not withstanding.


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