Do we sufficiently love our thought leaders, our public intellectuals and our tall poppies?

https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/the-thirty-tyrants
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lee_Smith_(journalist)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intellectual
http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/legacy/papers/lightman.html
https://www.insidehighered.com/views/2017/07/11/why-academics-should-strive-be-public-intellectuals-not-thought-leaders-essay

https://markblackham.tumblr.com/post/109527094963/uppity-poppy-syndrome


https://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/opinion/65626235/eleanor-catton-should-speak-the-truth-as-she-sees-it
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Catton
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/politics/bryce-edwards-the-politics-of-eleanor-catton-and-public-debate/BVQCOSPJJDJSYNKBE3WXIVZNKE/
https://medium.com/@maetl/land-of-the-wrong-white-clowns-f21b9908b856
https://www.pundit.co.nz/content/how-shallow-is-intellectual-life-in-new-zealand
https://web.archive.org/web/20160202124242/http://www.metromag.co.nz/editors-blog/eleanor-catton-confronts-men-scythes/
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/entertainment/steve-braunias-the-secret-diary-of-eleanor-catton/ZASUTIJADV5ORUG3A4XHPJ2HBU/

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).
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