Bad Ideas & Their Consequences
Intellectuals and Society by Thomas Sowell
Basic Books, 2009
(398 pages, $29.95, hardcover)
reviewed by J. Daryl Charles
Thomas Sowell’s Intellectuals and Society is a timely and penetrating critique of the “experts” responsible for creating and maintaining the dominating stream of modern cultural ideology. These experts are worthy of intense scrutiny and a calling-to-account because their work is instrumental in creating a climate of opinion in which issues of the day are . . .