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Feeling terrible about academic work so I read some for_exposure tweets to remind myself that it could be worse.

political economy of creative work 

@jaranta when I was deciding whether to become Dr. Manning, I thought that more academics should recognize the parallels with sports, music, or visual arts which also recruit far more young hopefuls than will ever have careers in the field. Academics rarely leave with a concussion, ruined joints, hearing loss, or poisoning.

political economy of creative work 

@bookandswordblog @jaranta I think they quite frequently leave with burnout and impostor syndrome though ;) Not to mention those who'd add anxiety related to assault or bullying.

political economy of creative work 

@esty @bookandswordblog Yeah, I would guess that burnout and long-lasting mental health issues are among common symptoms of an academic career.

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