Dead white males

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Dead white males are significant figures in the history of Western civilization whom liberals despise in modern times, due to ideological opposition to their contributions. However,

"Bloom believes, among many other things, that a body of great literature of imperishable value exists, recognizable solely by its intrinsic aesthetic merits; further, that those who try to use or subvert the great works for extra-literary purposes, i.e., anything smacking of social engineering, are barbarians; and further still, that these barbarians are not at the gates but are largely in charge of American education and the nation's debased institutions of public discourse."[1]

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  1. Hurrah for Dead White Males! - TIME

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