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Intellectuals and Society by Thomas Sowell
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May 02, 2011

did not like it
Read from May 02 to 04, 2011

Didn't get into it as his right-leaning slant was extremely obvious. Even how he defined intellectuals seemed designed to exclude all but humanities professors. When he wrote that financiers paid for their mistakes, that was the deal-breaker. Yeah right. And how many Wall St. financiers do you know who are arguing for change so that their decimation of our economy doesn't happen again. Or how many CEOs of failed companies are hired by other companies (after they get their golden parachute)? Are professors of humanities more left of center than most of the population? Yes. Do they deserve thoughtful criticism? Yes. I couldn't trust Sowell to present an accurate and meaningful discussion of the issue. Shame.
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