User talk:William M. Connolley

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Slavoj Žižek[change | edit source]

Per this ...

From the source, a direct quote

Žižek’s work, which reflects this paradoxical situation in a number of ways, has made him one of the world’s best-known public intellectuals.

but you deleted

and has been called "one of the world's best known public intellectuals,"[1][2] and "the thinker of choice for Europe's young intellectual vanguard."[source?]

with an edit summary of "rm cited nonsense and uncited quote"

but, it is in the source The New York Review of Books by John Gray at the London School of Economics

Might this have been an error on your part?

99.181.138.13 (talk) 07:08, 3 March 2013 (UTC)

see further 97.87.29.188 (talk) 23:27, 4 March 2013 (UTC)
Here is more. 99.119.129.34 (talk) 07:09, 9 March 2013 (UTC)
Per, how about changing the sentence fragment to "acccording to John N. Gray in a 2012 New York Review of Books article Žižek has become 'one of the world’s best-known public intellectuals.'"? The reference seems worth keeping, even if the excerpt is not the interesting part. 99.109.127.67 (talk) 00:33, 11 March 2013 (UTC)