For some reason that I’ll never understand, a lot of people in the wonderful world of academia tend to hate bloggers.
Maybe not hate-hate, but they certainly don’t take blogs seriously.
Because apparently, if you’re not published in some fancy-pants journal, your work isn’t important.
Makes sense, right?!
Well, no. No it doesn’t.
So in response to all the blogger-haters out there, here are a couple reasons why blogs are awesome and should be given all the credit they deserve.
1. They Allow for Thinking at All Levels
No, you don’t need to have a PhD to have a thought process. Brains, people! Everyone has one! So to believe that only those who somehow publish their thoughts in a journal or a book are entitled to USE their brains, is wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.
The awesome thing about blogs is that so many people with different perspectives get…
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