Man Without Qualities

Monday, April 05, 2004

Is It Really That Bad? II: Worse And Worse In das Vaterland

Yes, it really seems to be that bad. But at least Mark Steyn makes it fun to read about the ongoing self-immolation of a great - if often spectacularly stupid - people.

But Mr. Steyn is not the first to see the humor in the disastrous consequences of German collective Dummheit. One can understand the greater German experience this way:

"If stupidity did not resemble progress, talent, hope and improvement quite so perfectly, nobody would want to be stupid."

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