Allan Bloom Quote

We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part.


The Closing of the American Mind, Introduction (1987)

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We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the...

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We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the...

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We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the...

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We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the...