"For a good while, liberals have thought of 'great books' initiatives as basically promoting a conservative agenda. But it turns out a lot depends on what you mean by conservative. ...
"... Peter Thiel, the Republican/libertarian public intellectual of Silicon Valley billionaires, says social liberalism has won, and that’s basically a good thing. The real cause in America now is promoting faith in technological innovation and economic freedom (or deregulation) as the keys to our increasingly more liberated and abundant future. ..."
Barcelona and Beyond, by Ilana Mercer
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