Don't forget the disaffected
Sadly, the professions are Procrustean beds of peer pressure and neophobic conformity. This is counter-productive because art and science advance by dissension, as well as consensus. So let's stop cloning the status quo, and instead promote real progress by including the disaffected, because they understand that peer pressure is an impediment to progress and conformity is a deformity.
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