Tag Archives: Intellectual

Thoughts on Political and Social Labels

I think I know what ‘conservative’ means, but I’m not at all sure what ‘liberal’ means anymore. I tend to consider “conservative” and “liberal” in the general sense, more than just in the political sense, maybe not even including the … Continue reading

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What is an “Intellectual,” Really?

… and why am I dwelling upon this question? I, once again, have decided not to renew my subscription to the New York Review of Books (NYRB). I admit to a growing prejudice against those who publicly accept the label … Continue reading

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