Intellectuals and Society

By Thomas Sowell,

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This much revised and reorganized edition of Intellectuals and Society is more than half again larger than the first edition. Four new chapters have been added on intellectuals and race, including a chapter on race and intelligence. These new chapters show the radically different views of race prevailing among the…

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Thomas Sowell is the most important and famous intellectual most people have never heard of.

In an age of disinformation and distrust of authority, he cuts through all the haze, the fake experts, and gives you hope that humanity might actually be able to get to the truth, eventually.

This book brilliantly shows you how “great minds” have gone wrong on almost every topic (law, economy, public policy, race, etc.) because they are too committed to their political programs and self-glory rather than the truth. You will never listen to another talking head or self-confident academic quite the same way…

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