Tuesday, 5 April 2016

The Law and The Lady in the Bookshop

"We writers spent the entire twentieth century tearing down the bourgeoisie! … We in the arts have been complicit in the denigration of the best people on earth. Why? Because so many of the most influential ideas of our time are the product of a new creature of the twentieth century, a creature that did not exist until 1898 — and that creature is known as 'the intellectual" - Tom Wolfe

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