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Old 07-04-2011, 10:15 PM
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I don't want the government to be in the business of trying to change culture. But if we move to flat tax, privatize social security and move toward privatized medicare accounts, eliminate welfare, eliminate public housing, etc. then there will be some pretty positive results. For one thing, the reproduction rate of people with anti-intellectual cultures will drop.
Yes, and we'll be back in Dickensian England. "Please, sir, can I have some more?" Sounds great. I have not read enough of you to know whether the above quotation is for real or not, so I am reluctant to say too much. I will say that if it's not tongue-in-cheek, it's frightening, and sickening, mainly because I hate to think of you, or your persona, becoming a spokesperson for intellectual culture. Do you really think you're up to it? What's the most intellectual thing you've ever done, just out of curiosity?
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