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Open Letter to Faculty

September 16, 2009

backfutureThe letter is short:

Please do not confuse nonconformity with social awkwardness. The former probably makes you a better professor; the latter does not. The former is something to tout; the latter is something to overcome.

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  1. September 17, 2009 8:04 am

    Reminds me of the theory that diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome was delayed for so many years because all these really academically brilliant social retards were just shrugged off as ‘eccentric geniuses’.

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