Is Reality Optional?: And Other Essays
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"Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area crime, education, housing, race relations the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them."
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Thomas Sowell offers a lot of no nonsense criticism on a myriad of social issues. The way he illustrates his views is the very definition of the word concise. Read full review
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