Not all knowledges are granted equal rights to existence. Once we realise that multiple, incompatible knowledge systems exist, and are also entitled to existence, ...
It seems to be hard-wired into the brains of many students, that scientific writing by definition goes without the first person, and preferably even in the passive voice.
Everyone producing text can learn a thing or two from the craft of creative writing.
Underlying seemingly unterminable discussions, different interpretations of words can often be pinpointed as the cause of trouble.