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Jargon is the verbal sleight of hand that makes the old hat seem newly fashionable; it gives an air of novelty and specious profun ...
Obscurantism is the academic theorist's revenge on society for having consigned him or her to relative obscurity--a way of proclai ...
There is an air of last things, a brooding sense of impending annihilation, about so much deconstructive activity, in so many of i ...
Words can have no single fixed meaning. Like wayward electrons, they can spin away from their initial orbit and enter a wider magn ...
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