Intellectuals and Society

Thomas Sowell introduces his new book and expounds on "people whose occupations deal primarily with ideas – writers, academics, and the like". These intellectuals are "unaccountable to the external world," immune from sanction, insulated even from the loss of reputation that those in other fields suffer after having been proven wrong.

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