Doug Casey on the Recent Corruptions of the English Language, Part II

from Casey Research

Editor’s note: Today, we’re sharing part two of what’s proven to be one of Casey Research founder Doug Casey’s most popular essays in recent years. (Make sure to read part one right here if you missed it.)

Below, Doug continues his discussion on the misuse of words…and why it’s adding to the corruption of civilization itself…


Fair. That’s a great word. But everybody’s got a different idea of fair. Put a bunch of money on the table, and let’s divide it up. Well, what’s fair? I don’t know. But I guarantee everybody will have a different idea of what’s “fair.” So, let’s forget about the idea of fair, because nobody knows what that is. It’s a floating abstraction. I have a better idea.

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