19. "RE: Apotheosis Now: Anniversary Retrospective"
In response to message #18
>>Speaking as a trained historian and a member in good standing of Phi >>Alpha Theta, the international history honor society, I'm calling it >>there; we need a Godwin's Law cognate for uses of the word >>hermeneutics. It is blatant sesquipedalianism and has never, >>at any time, contributed anything material to anyone's understanding >>of anything. :) > >But what's your feeling about uses of the word eschatology? :)
At least it actually means something. In an academic context, "hermeneutic" is just intellectual line noise. Code for "look how smart I am." Admittedly, there are a lot of codes for that in academia.
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