Thursday, March 13, 2008

Dutton, Dennis. "Hard-Wired for the Ups and Downs." THE AUSTRALIAN March 12, 2008.

I'M here not to praise elitism but to understand it, not so much through a history of elites but by talking about elites in prehistory. Human beings are naturally hierarchical and they like arranging themselves into hierarchies of skill, age, wealth, competence, experience, whatever. We can deny it if we want, but we all know that when the chips are down and the anarchists have formed the anarchists' association, the first thing they do is elect a governing committee. . . . Read the rest here:,25197,23358497-27702,00.html.

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