are not ipso facto always wiser than the uneducated, but they are usually surer of themselves.
He points out that education
and wisdom, let alone foresight, are not the same thing.
- the Russian intelligentsia, not notable for their political prudence
- the German professoriate, not notable for its resistance to Nazi ideas
- the educated leaders of the Khmers rouges, not notable for their humanity
- highly educated persons in Britain, not notable for voting to leave the EU