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Intellectual morons

how ideology makes smart people fall for stupid ideas

by Daniel J. Flynn

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Crown Forum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ideology,
  • Radicalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-282) and index.

    StatementDaniel J. Flynn
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM641 .F59 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination292 p. ;
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24752955M
    ISBN 101400053552
    ISBN 109781400053551
    LC Control Number2004016871
    OCLC/WorldCa56066334

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    The book is well written, humorous, and entertaining. It focuses on intellectual morons in the U.S. in the last 70 or so years and stays away from a general examination of idealogy the world over, for example how Hitler used ideology to get the Nazis to follow him/5(30). Get this from a library! Intellectual morons: how ideology makes smart people fall for stupid ideas. [Daniel J Flynn] -- Daniel J. Flynn shows how people can be so blinded to reality by the causes they serve that they espouse bizarre, sometimes ridiculous, and often dangerous positions. The .


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