Jonah ruminates on why we can’t have nice things, darling. A journey that takes us from Julien Benda’s Treason of the Intellectuals to John Courtney Murray’s The Return to Tribalism. From the cigar shop to the primitive Greek usage of the word “idiot.”

 

Show Notes:

Jonah’s piece Cigars: A Love Story or Two

Jonah’s piece Democracy in the Tobacconist’s

Sen. Ben Sasse’s civics lesson

This week’s G-File

Wednesday’s “news”letter

How to educate an American webinar

John Courtney Murray’s The Return to Tribalism

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  1. kedavis Member

    That Jonah says – admits? – that the most “democratic” thing he does is going to the cigar shop, suggests to me at least, that he needs to get out more.

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    • May 31, 2020, at 2:06 PM PDT
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