... that class of paternalistic
semi-intellectual experts with some Ivy league, Oxford-Cambridge, or
similar label-driven education who are telling the rest of us 1)
do, 2) what to eat, 3) how to speak, 4) how to think… and 5) who to
If the alternative is to live among people who not only know how, but
actively prefer, to mind their own business; I could understand
the quoted part of this rant better.
My experience in my native anglophone country is that semi-
intellectual experts at least attempt to justify their advice; by
examining their assumptions and arguments, one can decide for oneself
whether to ignore, follow, or even do the opposite. However, the
alternative is a class of anti-intellectuals who make very little
attempt (at best, on ahistorical "traditional" grounds; at worst, by
threat of unpleasantry or violence) to advance valid arguments for
why *they* are telling the rest of us 1) what to do, 2) what to eat,
3) how to speak, 4) how to think... and 5) who to vote for.
Given that choice, others obviously have different preferences, but I
prefer getting my unsolicited advice from the boffins.
 the flag is not the only big plus of CH.
 in which anti-intellectual demagoguery has a long history of
political (how many practical?) successes.
I would also interested in hearing abut the Indian experience by way
 for whom to vote?