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olalonde · 2012-02-14 · Original thread
"Intellectuals and society" by Thomas Sowell is an interesting book on the subject. His central thesis is that intellectuals -- "people whose occupations deal primarily with ideas - writers, academics, and the like" - are having negative effects.

http://www.amazon.com/Intellectuals-Society-Thomas-Sowell/dp...

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