Ryan Irelan

is building Mijingo and doing limited consulting.

Feudalism of Professonialized Intellect

Well regarded book critic George Scialabba worked for three decades in a clerical position while writing in his off hours. He ultimately rejected the traditional academic life while still working amongst them.

These days he is grateful, he said, for never having endured tenure committees, never having had to bow before the academic job market or the feudalism and hypocrisy of professionalized intellect.

Indeed.

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