Audacity as a Right: Michael Lewis’ “Boomerang.”

Partway through Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World, Michael Lewis’ latest book, he quotes Isocrates, the Greek orator: Democracy destroys itself because it abuses its right to freedom and equality. Because it teaches it citizens to consider audacity as a right, lawlessness as a freedom, abrasive speech as equality, and anarchy as progress. It […]