Robert Nozick: Why Do Intellectuals Oppose Capitalism?

This might be “broad brushing” or “generalizing” but I have always noticed a tendency among those – who would like to be identified as intellectuals – to be antagonistic toward capitalism.  My thought was that this must have been inculturated in them by their publicly funded academic upbringing (there are exceptions where the inculturation didn’t take).  However, that is as far as I ever got in my questioning.  Shallow?  Perhaps, but then again it isn’t one of the great questions of humanity.

Perhaps you will find Nozick’s thesis more interesting.  Read more

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