pensions & fantasy

Brad De Long delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU
Fri Feb 26 07:54:26 PST 1999

>Doug Henwood wrote:
>> The March Progressive also contains a painfully dumb article on
>> "postmodernism" by Barbara Ehrenreich.
>I stopped reading at that point. Such propositions as "You know, I
>hope, who I'm talking about," simply eliminate the writer from the
>list of peole who one wishes to read, to listen to, or even share the
>same restaurant table with.

Really? Ehrenreich has written a lot of very good and interesting stuff over decades (and a bunch of howlers as well).

Life is boring--and you learn nothing at all--if you only read people with whom you agree...

Brad DeLong

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