Monday, July 11, 2011

An Analogy for Consideration

If the prevalence of trashy literature and music is to be an indicator of the fact that there is an inverse relationship between the popularity of a given cultural product and its objective aesthetic value, then what should the popularity of Keynesianism in economics, postmodernism in philosophy, and "political correctness" in academia in general tell us regarding the objective intellectual value of these "scholarly products"?

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