Orthodoxy - Chapter VIII: The Romance of Orthodoxy Summary & Analysis

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Chapter VIII: The Romance of Orthodoxy Summary and Analysis

Much of modern "thinking" is really used to allow people to avoid thinking at all. People dress up their speech with large, impressive words to disguise their lack of real thought. Since people do not truly understand what they are saying, one major difficulty that arises is when one of the words means two different things in different contexts. The term "liberal" is such an example, and many of these fake intellectuals insist that a truly liberal thinker ought to be for free thought, since a liberal ought to be for the liberation of all things. While a liberal is dedicated to freedom, so-called free thinkers are really people who just have dedicated themselves to a number of ideologies, like any other thinker, and, therefore, the liberal owes no special allegiance...

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