The reward of monomania


Theodore Dalrymple explains one reason why bad theories are reluctant to die:

“The problem is that nonsense can and does go by default.  It wins the argument by sheer persistence, by inexhaustible re-iteration, by staying at the meeting when everyone else has gone home, by monomania, by boring people into submission and indifference.  And the reward of monomania? Power.”

Now if someone could set accreditation to music it might be immortal!

So persistently interrupt the perpetration of the cartel’s myth and demand the evidence that would be required for any other treatment.

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