It’s Time to End Persecution of First-Person Writing

Gary L Deel
6 min readFeb 22, 2022

By Dr. Gary L Deel, Ph.D., J.D.

Aversion to first-person writing is extremely commonplace in the halls of research and academia. But why are the most educated and intellectually astute among us so opposed to the word “I”?

The origins of these viewpoints are usually traceable to college coursework. Writing assignments that require students to write…

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Gary L Deel

Dr. Gary Deel is a consultant, an attorney, an executive leader, an author, a podcast host, and a professor for several different universities.