Most intellectuals don’t pick their topics based on fundamental value. They instead opportunistically read the many clues around them regarding on which topics they are more likely to be rewarded. Now if you, in contrast, have the slack and inclination to instead pursue what seems fundamentally important, I salute you. And to help you, I now review some related considerations that you might overlook:
I've never seen c****e j**k spelled like that
I really wish your upvote system were working well right now. I think this is one of your best posts.
Correct. It appeared above the quoted text.
Answering questions rarely threatens to show disloyalty to an insider club.
To have social value as info, the info needs to inform concrete decisions.
I enjoyed this post. As someone who is outside academia but still enjoys topics that are discussed inside academia, I've found that nearly all people that publish are open to answering questions from amateurs.
When the interactions weren't positive, it was due to an honest inquiry that touched on a well-known schism of opinions held between experts that I just wasn't aware of.
Could you expand on your 'Actionable' point? Am I interpreting it correctly that you are meaning cosmically large in relation to that topic? I assume this is not a dig at people who write papers on the Fermi Paradox or string theorists :)
The Papua New Guinea link I guess. Maybe when the article was posted it was broken but it's working now.
Huh? Whats "the prolingo url"?
You should make the prolingo url into a clickable link.