In sum, [the] academic disinterest in my work is not a personal matter, but the expression of a political fact. It is a reflection of the ideological debasement of our institutions of knowledge by a movement whose hallmarks are narcissisitic self-absorption and intellectual intolerance, and whose attacks on tradition, objectivity and intellectual standards are already [...]
Every mother has at least one story of a child that says something embarrassingly truthful; unexpectedly exposing a family secret. After the initial redness fades, it usually falls into the family memory bank; to be later withdrawn at family gatherings.
When a politician does it, it’s called a gaffe. Although the redness doesn’t usually appear until [...]