(Almost) nothing but seasonal links this week!
A defense of the “adversarial” culture of philosophy, as distinct from a defense of assholes in philosophy. My anecdotal impression is that the culture of ecology is mostly non-adversarial, save at a few places. Related: my old posts on how to ask tough questions of seminar speakers, and how to make your graduate student seminar series better training.
Merry Christmas from herpetology! Well, for some value of “merry”. “Merry” means the same thing as “AAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!11!!1!”, right? 🙂
Caroline Tucker’s annual holiday caRd. Hooray! Been looking forward to this for weeks. 🙂
And finally, I love my adopted country:
Happy holidays everyone! See you in 2017!