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The Confident Ignorance of barack obama

September 4, 2012 12:00 A.M.

The president has long been assured of his own vision.

By Thomas Sowell


After I read Barack Obama’s book Dreams from My Father, it became painfully clear to me that he has not been searching for the truth, because he assumed from an early age that he had already found the truth — and now it was just a question of filling in the details and deciding how to change things.

Obama did not simply happen to encounter a lot of people on the far-left fringe during his life. As he spells out in his book, he actively sought out such people. There is no hint of the slightest curiosity on his part about other visions of the world that might be weighed against the vision he had seized upon.

As Professor Richard Epstein of the University of Chicago Law School has pointed out, Obama made no effort to take part in the marketplace of ideas with other faculty members when he was teaching a law course there. What would be the point, if he already knew the truth and knew that they were wrong?…(Con’t)


CONTINUE READING: http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/315757/confident-ignorance-barack-obama-thomas-sowell

  1. September 8, 2012 at 08:14

    God Bless Dr. Sowell. I hope God gives him continued good health, clear mind, and longer life. The U.S. population is nearly triple what it was when I was born, and I’m seeing those with great minds and true common sense leaving us at triple the old rate. I guess misfits too, but will miss Dr. Sowell immensely.

    • September 8, 2012 at 08:55

      Amen. The writings of Mr. Sowell should be required reading.

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