intellectualist error leads…

The intellectualist error leads almost without fail to abuse. If artists are to be pedagogues, they will want to wake up their sleepy and foolish students; that is, everyone in the world, and, on occasion, to shock and to offend them.

Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA), On the Official Funding of Religious Bigotry, statement to the Senate, May 31 1989; from Culture Wars edited: Richard Bolton, New Press, 1992 p.34

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