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Interacting with people on their terms isn’t pandering. You don’t have to become some sort of social chameleon. This is really just another example of the subtle mirroring that makes so many aspects of life easier (and more successful).
Can you really have a movement if the people who start it have not defined themselves in contrast to the prevailing ideal with sufficient clarity to justify movement?
Perhaps taking passionate, more-convicted-than-you-could-possibly-be stands that move the discipline forward is worth looking arrogant, short-sighted, and foolish several decades down the line…
The more I think about it, the more complex it seems, the more implications I am forced to explore, the harder it is to wrap my brain around it.
Kristen Cox is a vibrant, engaging woman—disarmingly confident in front of a crowd. She’s been an educator, a politician, an advocate and is currently raising both a teen and a toddler. Oh, yeah, and she’s blind.
At some point, I am forced to admit that some really smart people believed this stuff; and that these ideas contributed to critical advances in the field; and that someday in the not-too-distant future, students will read about my theories and wonder how any sentient being could have convinced themselves the world worked that way.