Commentary: The Treason of the Intellectuals

December 12, 2023 1 min read

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Niall Ferguson
The Free Press

Excerpt: Anyone who has a naive belief in the power of higher education to instill ethical values has not studied the history of German universities in the Third Reich. A university degree, far from inoculating Germans against Nazism, made them more likely to embrace it.

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Norman Ravitch
Norman Ravitch

December 12, 2023

Yes, Germany is a good reference point!

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