I realize that your post isn’t meant to be a coherent argument, but — the only way we can tell that an idea is good is by trying to kill it and failing. To the extent that a writer is a curator of ideas, we benefit from taking the same kind of aggressive approach toward ideas as we do toward words when editing.

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