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Refusing to bow to the diktats of the Left


If the forces against the Left are not yet gathering, their leaders are, and one by one they are identifying themselves.

Ben Shapiro, the American conservative political commentator, lists the growing band now cast out from the good graces of the American liberal intelligentsia, the best-known being Charles Murray, Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris.

They have all become popular on the intellectual Right, regardless of their politics, for the very thing they have in common: their refusal to comply with the diktats of the Left. They are case studies in what Shapiro has been calling ‘the Bartleby Effect’. For his explanation of this term, and to get up to date with America’s leading intellectual refuseniks, you have to read here.

It is worth it.

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Kathy Gyngell
Kathy Gyngell
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