Julien Benda Quote

One of the principle causes is that the modern world has made the clerc into a citizen, subject to all the responsibilities of a citizen, and consequently to despise lay passions is far more difficult for him than for his predecessors.


p. 158 - Treason of the Intellectuals (1927)

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One of the principle causes is that the modern world has made the clerc into a citizen, subject to all the responsibilities of a citizen, and...

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One of the principle causes is that the modern world has made the clerc into a citizen, subject to all the responsibilities of a citizen, and...

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One of the principle causes is that the modern world has made the clerc into a citizen, subject to all the responsibilities of a citizen, and...

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One of the principle causes is that the modern world has made the clerc into a citizen, subject to all the responsibilities of a citizen, and...