Scribes Seek Status

Nothing is so unsettling to a social order as the presence of a mass of scribes without suitable employment and an acknowledged status…The explosive component in the contemporary scene is not the clamor of the masses but the self-righteous claims of a multitude of graduates from schools and universities. This army of scribes is clamoring for a society in which planning, regulation, and supervision are paramount and the prerogative of the educated.

Expanded credentialism ("education" without experience), especially in writing professions, is destructive of social order. Source: Chicago Boyz » Blog Archive » Hoffer on Scribes and Bureaucrats

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