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Guide to Kulchur Topics for Discussion

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Explain Pound's notion of "Kulchur." Why is it so important?

What is Pound's critique of modern forms of education? What do they leave out? What do they overemphasize?

Explain Pound's admiration for Mussolini. What does Mussolini understand that many other political leaders do not?

What explains Pound's inordinate focus on the evils of usury? What is usury? Why does Pound think it is bad? What does usury do to culture?

Perhaps the most famous character within Guide to Kulchur is Confucius. Explain why Pound admires Confucius and why he thinks him superior to many Western philosophers, including Plato and Aristotle.

Pound is well-known for employing Chinese and Japanese ideograms in his writing. Is there any explanation for this? What does Pound think these symbols add to his prose?

For what reason does Pound claim that he wrote Guide to Kulchur? Is his explanation at...

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