November 21, 2012
Two people sitting on a bench, each with shy body language, one offering to give the other a balloon
The academic crushes mentioned in the Femme Musings post each directly worked with the author to give her feedback, encouragement, and direction; each appeared to be aware of their intentional influence on her. By contrast, my intellectual idols work indirectly, unintentionally, and without their awareness. Instead of getting direction from my academic crushes, I get...