by Tyler Cowen
on June 27, 2013 at 3:15 pm
in Books, Philosophy, Political Science |
It is not the state that the British object to, but other people.
That is from Terry Eagleton’s Across the Pond: An Englishman’s View of America, which is sometimes amusing.
TC, do you Kindle?
In the current case the Kindle price is a nice discount. If it went to soft back you’d then be paying a Kindle tax.
He seems to think the politically correct unfunny friendliness is how Americans actually are. Seems to me people are just like this in public, for obvious reasons. What I’ve read in the book seems mostly derived from casual conversations and public television.
Bah, he’s a charming Marxist literary theorist, who is also devoutly Catholic, with a question mark beside the charming…
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