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Most Americans would like to think that the marketplace of ideas is a meritocracy — that the best and the brightest ultimately rise to the top. But according to author Susan Jacoby, the past quarter century has been marked by a storm of anti-rationalism. She joins us to talk about the convergence of social forces she believes are creating a universe of “junk thought” and how they’re likely to shape our society in the future.
- Susan Jacoby Author "The Age of American Unreason (Vintage Paperback; also Program Director, The Center for Inquiry - New York City
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