chapter  6
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An Anatomy of a Wayward Intelligentsia

ByMelvin J. Lasky

“Wherever primitive man put up a word he believed he had made a discovery. How utterly mistaken he really was! He had touched a problem, and while supposing he had solved it, he had created an obstacle to its solution. Now, with every new knowledge we stumble over flint-like and petrified words and, in so doing, break a leg sooner than a word.”