« Sushi, Piercings, and the age when we start getting set in our waysBest obituary line EVER »

Voltaire v. Rousseau

05/02/17 | by david2 [mail] | Categories: General, Politicks

Link: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/03/20/are-liberals-on-the-wrong-side-of-history

The back-and-forth of cold Utopianism and hot Volk-worship continues to this day. The Davos men are Voltaire’s children, a transnational and fatuously progressive élite; Trump and Brexit voters are Rousseau’s new peasant hordes, terrified of losing cultural continuity and clan comfort.

Permalink

No feedback yet

July 2020
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 << <   > >>
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  

Search

The requested Blog doesn't exist any more!

XML Feeds

powered by b2evolution free blog software