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Martin Niemöller . Keep that name in mind as you read. More about him later. You can look up anyone’s political party registration at O.U. if you have their name and town (Norman for example) or county (Cleveland County) here: https://voterrecords.com/voters/ok/1 I think we are holistic and cannot be fully understood without systemic appraisal and context. So, for instance, it is good that it is public information about which political party a person is registered to. I do not think that political values can be separated from life choices or even academic interpretations of phenomena such as war, peace, the economy generally, gender issues, environmental policies, immigration, poverty, religion, education, the family, healthcare, law enforcement, judicial appointments… What people decide to study is itself a clear indication of interest (not disinterested objectivity). Of course, we scholars (I hope) try to find reliable truth about issues, even inconvenient truths. Unfortunately,
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 Here's three papers by a famous Organizational Communication scholar you may enjoy reading. In the first one from a predatory journal, the author describes himself as a savior of "lost soul" doctoral students. He talks about how it is perfectly fine to chair a dissertation without any content expertise. In fact, being a “process expert” is a “better choice” than a content expert, according to this savior of lost souls. The goal is to make sure just about anyone can get a Ph.D. in no time. All you gotta do is make it look like a dissertation. Now one example, the “most extreme lost soul” he’d ever worked with, is a very fictionalized account that leaves out some extremely important facts rendering this “autoethnographic” case worse than useless, not least of which is that the original chair of the dissertation had successfully guided more than twice as many doctoral students to successful completion of their degrees than the savior who claims to know better. But before th