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#Effort & #Understanding

There is no meaningful effort without an understanding
There is no understanding without a #meaningful effort
We #achieve meaningful effort only by #failing and #trying again
#Effort teaches you to be #practical

#Understanding will bring #trust and #patience
#Understanding is needed to examine WHY and WHAT

#Effort is needed to achieve WHAT by doing HOW in accordance with WHY
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IF the #German-#Jewish #scholar and #politician Ludwig Philippson (1811-1889) is right with the following assessment, THEN the German people is doomed: »Dies ist es, was der #Prophetismus den Völkern zu sagen hatte, was diese allerdings nie begriffen, und was sie noch heute..
.. nicht begriffen haben. DENN NOCH HAT KEIN VOLK EXISTIRT, WELCHES, TROTZ DEN OFFENBARSTEN ZEICHEN SEINES VERFALLS, DIESEN ERKANNT UND DURCH BESSERUNG, HEBUNG DER SITTEN UND NEUEN AUFSCHWUNG SEINES GEISTIGEN LEBENS AUFGEHALTEN HÄTTE. [Hervorhebung von LG,I]. Und wenn auch..
.. einzelne Stimmen diesen Verfall klar genug charakterisiren, so VERLIEREN SICH DIESE DIESE STETS IN DEM STROM LOBHUNDELNDER PHRASEN ÜBER DEN FORTSCHRITT DER CULTUR, ÜBER DEN WACHSENDEN GLANZ UND WOHLSTAND [Hervorhebung dieser auch heute relevanten Worte von LG,I]; eben so wie..
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job market thread of love and support for my #mla19 peeps, but also for any #scholar in the running for jobs 💜:
1. prioritize sleep and self-care between now & interview time
2. even though its awkward, practice a few different ways of telling the story of your diss out loud 1/
3. figure out if the best way for you to talk about your diss is through an origin story (i first found my way to this topic through x y z which drew me to m n o and the archive showed me a b c!), an explicit intervention into a debate (i want to add x to the argument over y) 2/
3. (cont.) a provocation in the materials/objects of inquiry 4. a problem presented by mismatch between objects of inquiry and critical debates 5. combo platter 3/
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