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Science clichés abound in social science too

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In my dissertation I am guilty of "shedding light" on the messy complexities that get tangled up in each other when nature conservation and indigenous peoples' rights meet. I am pleased to note that I didn't call for any "paradigm shifts" but I probably said as much, given that there are countless "missing links" in the interactions between agents of conservation and indigenous communities
. The former are searching for the "holy grail" of indigenous peoples living in harmony with nature and the latter just want a "silver bullet" with which to shoot the conservationists and other bossy werewolves in the head.

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Jack Cariño said…
Baguio needs a "blueprint for development.
padma said…
Hahaha! "Blueprint for development!" Yep, that's another cliche to throw into the blackhole. Happy Baguio Day! Haha.

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