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Tuesday, November 30, 2021
On America's Aspiration to be the World's Professor
In the last two centuries, the American political establishment has taken its ideal of manifest destiny seriously—more seriously than it takes the ideals of democracy, liberty, and free markets. They believe that they are the good guys and that it is their manifest destiny to be the professor of the world. But that requires all humans to be the obedient students of the American political establishment.