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Saturday, March 08, 2003  

What is Pomo/Tranzi?
Pomo is Postmodern, here is this definition of Tranzi.


SdB points to this article by John Fonte:
The Ideological War Within the West
I haven't had a chance to really squeeze this idea and form supporting arguments but it feels right. It touches on why I can't stand French politician and California Liberal arguments that the vast, uneducated, unwashed, ignorant, SUV-driving, reality-TV-watching masses need elite thinkers (bureaucrats or socialist tyrants) to guide their path. The fracturing of the country into identity groups or enlightened/unenlightened is a process that has no good end.

posted by Calvin | 9:48 AM

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Raymond Aron, Forward, The Opium of the Intellectuals

"Men admired as profound philosophers gravely asserted that all animals, and with them the human species, degenerate in America -- that even dogs cease to bark after having breathed awhile in our atmosphere." - Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist Papers

"Socialist individualists of the world unite!
You have nothing to lose but your chains
and a whole world to win!
Perry de Havilland, Samizdata.net

"Dogmatic overgeneralizations are useless!
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