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“The humanities are like the great old Paris Flea Market where, amidst masses of junk, people with a good eye found cast away treasures...They are like a refugee camp where all the geniuses driven out of their jobs and countries by unfriendly regimes are idling.”

Allan Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind
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The Closing of the American Mind The Closing of the American Mind by Allan Bloom
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