-----Original Message----- From: Brad De Long <delong at econ.Berkeley.EDU> To: lbo-talk at lists.panix.com <lbo-talk at lists.panix.com> Date: Friday, February 26, 1999 11:54 AM Subject: Re: pensions & fantasy
>>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...