Saturday, November 8, 2008

"An intellectual is a person interested in ideas and comfortable with complexity. "

drawing by marguerita
Barack Obama's election is a milestone in more than his pigmentation. The second most remarkable thing about his election is that American voters have just picked a president who is an open, out-of-the-closet, practicing intellectual.
Maybe, just maybe, the result will be a step away from the anti-intellectualism that has long been a strain in American life.
Yet times may be changing.
Op-Ed Columnist - Obama and the War on Brains -

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