The Evolution of Intellectual Freedom

I'm presenting "The Evolution of Merlyna's a Critical Monkey's Intellectual Freedom" (bottom) . It was part of my last public lecture which basically attempted to provide an alternative imagination of possible career/life pathways. It's my take vis-a-vis a (valid) critic of the state of intellectual freedom in academia by a brilliant Jorge Cham/PhD comic in … Continue reading The Evolution of Intellectual Freedom


“Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.” Jane Austen I always wonder why many people love to say “I am busy.” I don't hear people in academia, and other professional worlds, say that they are not busy. Indeed, I hear ‘busy’ word too often. I actually often have people told me that "I … Continue reading Busy