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December 31, 2011

"One of the recurring features of American intellectual life is hand-wringing over “anti-intellectualism” by, of course, intellectuals...."

"But the uncomfortable questions won't go away.
If you're so bright, why the constant sucking up to dictators? If you're so bright, why are modern art and literature such a depressing wasteland? If you're so bright, why do so many of your grand social-engineering schemes end in corruption and tears?" -- Armed and Dangerous-- The Varieties of Anti-Intellectualism

Posted by gerardvanderleun at December 31, 2011 7:52 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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They're so smart they thought they could out run Nemesis.

Posted by: Mikey NTH at January 1, 2012 9:01 PM

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