Literary Caveats for Possible Inaccuracy

Most popular books read definitively. Frameworks developed and justified are presented as infallible.

Yet there’s also the general truth that you can’t believe most of what you read.

I think we can recognize what has enduring value and what doesn’t based on the types of counter-arguments we can levy against an author’s arguments.

There needs to be a space where an author can list out (in Twitter-styled brevity) aspects of his thesis that may not be 100% valid. A form of literary version control. So that we don’t delude ourselves into thinking that good writing and good argument are the same thing.


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