Scarcity damages dissemination of knowledge

Here are two graphical illustrations of the process of dissemination of knowledge.

From the point of view of the author/researcher it looks like this:

s_race

From the point of view of those seeking knowledge it looks like this:

Brain_2

Then, obviously, from the point of view of the researcher  SCARCITY is a very bad idea.

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8 thoughts on “Scarcity damages dissemination of knowledge”

  1. Not cheap at all! After more thinking, it looks that they are charging the authors for a kind of ellaborate courtship (that’s the peer-review process), instead of letting them to beat one another to death for getting the scarce brain-time prize.

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