intellectuals

Warring with the Conservative Intellectuals

by Steve MacDonald September 15, 2016
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If you have not yet read this, please do. It is long but important. Then, read this (a follow up based on reaction to the first), from whence the pull quote below, was…um, pulled. Also important, in my opinion. The former referred to go-along, get-along conservative intellectuals, who could do with a double dose of thymos. […]

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Notable Quote – Harold Demsetz

by Skip December 21, 2015

Woodrow Wilson fit this mold.  The Socialists of the Frankfurt School did as well. Beware the intellectual who seeks power over our decisions and over the persuasion to which we can respond, especially when he seeks this power to prevent us from doing what he thinks we should not desire to do. – Harold Demsetz (“The […]

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Notable quote:

by Tim Condon December 18, 2012

“Nothing appeals to intellectuals more than the feeling that they represent ‘the people.’ Nothing, as a rule, is further from the truth.”  —Author and historian Paul Johnson. Just a thought.

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