Anti-intellectualism and Its Resultant Alienation

Daniel Lehewych, M.A
7 min readMar 22, 2022
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Being a writer and a philosopher is not a choice one makes, for it is a commitment, and commitments make us, not the other way about. For, if the choice was as free and easy as the folk understanding of it suggests it is, few would choose to go down that path. This is because, while it is necessarily fulfilling work, it is only so for someone like myself, who, existentially, had no other choice. I could…