Quote of the day: publicatio praecox

Scholarly activity in the humanities requires time; making everyone so jittery that they suffer from publicatio praecox will no more improve the quality of our intellectual life than a faster ‘rate of production’ of ejaculations would necessarily improve our sexual lives.

Stefan Collini (2012) What are universities for? (Penguin Books)

Now, what do we learn from this? Academia needs more tantric sex and less wanking on speed.

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