Blocking Facebook spam

Some venues, such as Merriam-Webster, require a Facebook account in order to comment. This is the only reason I have a Facebook account. So, I stay logged-in to it, but in order to block its spam, I have clicked on ‘Create a Page’, and just let it sit there permanently.


Scholarship is intellectual labor that is at least, say, 80% enabling (e.g., dictionary-creation). It is possible to do intellectually heroic work (such as a detective who solves a difficult case) without being a scholar.