Fantastic post Robert, I hope it gets more attention. Good heavens we live in such an ugly world now.

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A peer I respect shared this article and I've tried to read this but had to stop.

You have 36 external links, not counting your 'source' links, in this essay.

Do you want readers to read your essay or read these 36 external pages?

Is understanding anything in this essay contingent on reading any of those 36 links? If not, why include them directly in the text in this way.

I mean this in the most constructive way possible but stop doing this. This is an aesthetically a terrible experience when trying to read and consume the ideas in your essay. You are risking the loss of the reader to distraction of clicking and being taken away.

If you feel these links are important just footnote them and source link at the end.

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