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Smart People Say The Stupidest Things

Lawrence Lessig, an American academic and political activist, on government transparency.

From the review: "Because the public cannot interpret or understand much of the data released by the government, transparency leads to wrong conclusions about actions and motivations of elected officials and civil servants. Learning which industries fund your senator can lead to harmful ...


Manly Manners Book


One of the greatest lies ever told is that all men are created equal. Nothing could be further from the truth; men are unequal, both in inherited and learned traits, in every conceivable way, from their physical and athletic talents, to their intellectual capacity, to their moral inclinations. ...

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