Friday, August 01, 2008

I Made A New Word

Academitis: /a CA dehm EYE tis/ n. 1. A disease characterized by the tendency to present arguments -- consisting of layer upon layer of rationalization in place of logic -- as fact, with the expectation that the conclusion has been proven by that argument.

People with high exposure to the "soft 'sciences'" in institutions of higher education are most at risk.

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