Re: Ch. 8 - How Reason Goes Wrong
This is why: anyone who actually thinks about the trash they present as ideas are a danger to them. Why? because their ideas are just plain wrong. If they can convince the masses that people who actually analyze these neo ideas are loathsome, they don't have to defend the ideas for the trash that they are.
I did understand this when I posed that question, I was hoping for responses. `
Gino, you are not the only one pissed here, let me assure you of that. If I were reading this book for pleasure, I would have put it down after Chapter 3.
Harris is guilty of negative connotation when he exemplifies 'intellectual' thought by summoning Hitler, Stalin, et al. It is a tactic mastered by the neo con bunch and it stinks to high heaven.
One thing I noticed in all the sections on the 'intellectual' is that Harris refers to 'them' in classic, paranoid fashion. 'They are out to destroy civilization...lol.
The one thing of which I am positive is that there is much of which to be negative - Mr. P.
I came to get down, I came to get down. So get out ya seat and jump around - House of Pain
HEY! Is that a ball in your court? - Mr. P