"the language of skepticism has been co-opted in order to lend credence to pseudoscience and conspiracy theories. ... it leaves long-time defenders of skepticism struggling to rescue the concept and make sense of what’s going on." https://www.alfiekohn.org/blogs/skepticism/
"The Beinecke Library has digitized more than a million images of collections material." https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/digital-collections/digital-collections-beinecke-library
@feonixrift well put, and doesn't really run opposite to how I'm thinking about these things at all. I think new pursuits were part building human capital, part play, part coping mechanism.
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