Grim Tidings
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Grim Tidings

The Ancient Cold War Between Intellectuals and the Unreflective Masses

Modern equality and the ambivalence of thought leaders

There have been at least two ancient cold wars, the one between the powerful and the powerless (which typically amounts to a conflict between the rich and the poor), and the one between intellectuals and the relatively unreflective masses.

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Benjamin Cain

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.