This book represents an attempt to explore the problem of the discrepancy between the trends in two phenomena: knowledge is becoming more diffuse, while political power is becoming more concentrated.
That's the first sentence of Arnold Kling's second new book; in another context I might have called it "Words of Wisdom." My blurb on the back was:
This is essential reading on the political dangers facing us today and the risk of excess centralization. Arnold Kling is one of my favorite commentators.
Here Arnold explains his two books.