8.6.19

A QUESTION FOR OUR TIME.

Tyler Cowen, who we recently saw endorsing centrist cosmopolitanism (whatever that means) now weighs in on the recently released Dignity: Seeking Respect in Back-Row America.  "Is it more or less condescending to hold the poor to high standards?"

I strongly suspect that the genre of Discovering The Lumpenproletariat suffers from a serious Excluded Middle Fallacy, in which whoever is Not of the Cosmopolitans is to be written off as Deplorable, or otherwise Lost and In Need of Guidance.

That noted, dear reader, it is never an error to note that we've learned a few things in four to six thousand years that might benefit Cosmopolitan and Deplorable alike.

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