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    We must resist the constant winds of compromise that soothe but distract us from our soundest judgments.

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    People Over Pedagogy

    Teach what’s good, not what "works."

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    If jokes escape Peter McGraw's lab, there's no sure antidote.

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    No one warned her that emerita status was a cloak of invisibility.

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  • The Uses of Being Wrong 1

    The Uses of Being Wrong

    By disproving an existing theory—even by acknowledging problems with our own—we refine our understanding of what our models can and cannot explain.

  • A Florentine Courtship 1

    A Florentine Courtship

    The city resisted my overtures but opened my mind and my heart.

  • The Brutality of American Punishment 1

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    America’s prison system constitutes arguably the most prodigious system of torture in world history.

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