Thursday, September 16, 2010

The Great Muslim Scare

By Lawrence Davidson
September 16, 2010

In 1951, American working-class intellectual Eric Hoffer described those he called the “true believers,” people who start out alienated from their present conditions and suffering feelings of insecurity and uncertainty about the direction of their lives and communities.

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1 comment:

mario said...

I think one of the reasons people is easily dragged in to he fold of "true believers" is: the lack of political education, understood by this; the kind that may enable people to see, understand and correlate events in a wider context, by their own,this way freeing themselves from the poisonous influence of persons; the likes you mention in your very interesting essay.