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Sowell Does It Again

Jefferson's Ghost Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 12:07 PM
And then, after he hits the ground, offering him 35 different welfare programs to make sure he is taken care of and never needs to work again.
jkash1776 Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 4:32 PM
Like the butterfly helped out of the cocoon too early not through its own efforts.

I plunged into Thomas Sowell's latest book "Intellectuals and Race" immediately upon its arrival but soon realized that I needed to slow down. Many writers express a few ideas with a great cataract of words. Sowell is the opposite. Every sentence contains at least one insight or fascinating statistic, frequently more than one. His newest offering is only 139 pages (excluding notes), but tackles a huge question -- the damage that bad ideas on matters of race peddled by self-satisfied intellectuals have had and continue to have on the world.

Race is almost a national psychosis for Americans, distorting our...