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Error and Ideology – “Cultural Amnesia” – Clive James

October 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Criticism, Extremism, Ideology, Politics

Revel was the first to spot that those ideologists who did give up parts of their position became very angry if it was suggested that they had done so in response to criticism. “Those who hold the monopoly of error reserve to themselves the monopoly of rectification.

Oh yes, I can think of more than a few prominent Australian commentators who would fall into this category.

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