The Jolly Contrarian’s Glossary
The snippy guide to financial services lingo.™
1. Prone, by its nature to generate problems or difficulties to a given environment. Disruptive to stability and equilibria.
2. Upsetting to libtards. Especially those who have not read Teresa Bejan’s excellent article The Problem with Problematic:
I object to [problematic’s] proliferation not simply because it encourages sloppy thinking and poor communication among scholars and students alike, but because it divides audiences into in-groups and out-groups based on unstated, but assumed, commitments. Moreover, by failing to express our own specific objections, we academics insulate ourselves from critique. We make ourselves unchallengeable as teachers and so fail our students and ourselves.