September 6, 2011
The majority of artists are not deep or original thinkers.They are merely people gifted with the ability to give “a local habitation and a name” to the ideas their intellectual guides and mentors find fashionable.
The Left is still ascendant in our academies and media. More than that, it is committed to strangling, through blacklists and unfounded charges of racism and bigotry, the intellectual diversity that might challenge their primacy. As a result, many of our artists’ minds have become straitjacketed by “progressive” and relativist notions that had their heyday among honest thinkers 50 years ago and have been crashing and burning in the real world ever since. -- When Hollywood Hit Rock Bottom by Andrew Klavan - City Journal
Posted by Vanderleun at September 6, 2011 5:21 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.