DID I JUST WRITE MY FIRST ACADEMIC HIT PIECE?

academic hit piece understood here to mean an intellectually dishonest essay that takes down the ideas of an actual academic with a PhD and a lifetime of experience with the source material, who is probably a lovely person with a kind heart and soul who just had the misfortune of being near the top of jstor's search algorithm.
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  4. yes.
  5. yes I did.