by James Burnham
And of course, two books @pmarca should pick up promotional fees on
https://t.co/xXE9WFCUlNLink to Tweet Book 18
The masses never rule — a social revolution is really a rapid shift in the composition and structure of the ruling class in society, and the mechanism by which it draws from the ranks of the masses. https://t.co/ToJNX2XDAtLink to Tweet @nytdavidbrooks @JosephBottum @RichardvReeves @bureaucatliu For further *further* reading, start with James Burnham's https://t.co/DX0SxHaOYM and then work backwards to Pareto, Mosca, and Michels; they collectively explain the social/political/economic substructure of this whole topic.Link to Tweet I am going to start Burnham-posting soon. He just keeps becoming more relevant, including in these times. Recommended reading: https://t.co/7NaYn0kabvLink to Tweet @conor64 How about the same three books to all three?
"The Righteous Mind" by @JonHaidt
"A Conflict of Visions" by @ThomasSowell
"The Machiavellians" by James Burnham
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