Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Danger Of Overrating 'Intellectuals'
How have intellectuals managed to be so wrong, so often? By thinking that because they are knowledgeable — or even expert — within some narrow band out of the vast spectrum of human concerns, that that makes them wise guides to the masses and to the rulers of the nation.But the ignorance of Ph.D.s is still ignorance, and high-IQ groupthink is still groupthink, which is the antithesis of real thinking.
Full Article by Thomas Sowell