Tuesday, May 13, 2008

John Derbyshire strikes again!

The Corner on National Review Online:

"If we give up tinkering, we might survive, but only as a bureaucratic empire of paper-pushers and lotus-eaters.

And this is the poison pill in the left-liberal cookie. Everybody must go to college! Never mind that tinkering stuff. It's not worthy of full-fledged Americans, who have grander destinies as lawyers, doctors, and … community organizers … hospital diversity consultants … professors of literary hermeneutics. That's where the future lies! Throw away that wrench — hit the books!

This cast of thought, utterly dominant among liberals, and by no means unknown among conservatives,"

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