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Don't bring propositional logic to an inferential statistics fight

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Whenever anyone asks me what my plans for the future are, I start describing the plot to Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) and see how long it takes them to notice

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Dear hiring committee members,

Your insistence that you are "not hiring for any tenure track positions in bioethics at the moment," is an interesting opening gambit in our negotiations, and I applaud your persistence on this point after so many emails

My counter-offer, that you are indeed hiring a tenure track professor and compensating very generously, remains firm, however I am willing to haggle over the following minor points ...

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It's "publish or perish," not "publish xor perish"

Blocking people who jump into my mentions with bad faith questions trying to start shit

As self-care

dont speak ill of the dead is about not talking shit about your messy aunt at her funeral when she dies not about dickhead oligarchs

Death mention 

Where First, Second, Third World terminology came from 

Tech company mention 

A student came in to visit and talked about how excited she is to have a queer professor
I'm not crying it's fine

Tech gripes 

Academic publishing 

Hypothesis: There is a level of wealth that it is impossible to reach without exploiting others in a morally indefensible way; and even if one could, the effects of a person with that amount of power over others would be incompatible with a meaningfully free society

uspol (+), kinda morbid 

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