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  •  There's a facile amoralism to "intellect" sometime (3+ / 0-)

    Good academic debaters have that in spades, since they practice at vanquishing other people on either side of any given question.

    And, that may be the suspicion many Americans have of rhetorically adept men that breeze into town with their silver tongues and fleece well intentioned people ... the admired intellect in the service of others' profits ...  that underlies our long history or anti-intellectualism.

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