Why is the blog called “Severe Contest”. Is it because it is hard to get attention digitally?
Suzana Valenca
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It’s called Severe Contest because our mission as The Economist is to take part in “a severe contest between intelligence, which presses forward, and an unworthy, timid ignorance obstructing our progress”.

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