The Vision of the Anointed: Self-congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
Sowell presents a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Sowell sees what has happened during that time not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a tainted vision whose defects have led to crises in education, crime, and family dynamics, and to other social pathologies. In this book, he describes how elites—the anointed—have replaced facts and rational thinking with rhetorical assertions, thereby altering the course of our social policy.
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Review: The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social PolicyUser Review - Mrs. Scott - Goodreads
Dr. Sowell is his usual brilliant self. I underlined like crazy as I read, because so much of what he wrote is happening on a daily basis. Read full review
Review: The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social PolicyUser Review - Mary Catelli - Goodreads
An analysis of certain processes in modern day thought. The logic by which crusaders demand certain laws or institutions or changes to effect X -- their critics say it will instead produce Z -- it is ... Read full review