A contemporary misanthrope

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13 Apr 2009

John Gray, one of the gloomiest social thinkers around, has just had another book published on why the drive to social progress is dangerous. The human imagination, in his view, led to the worst crimes of the twentieth century. Gray’s Anatomy (Penguin), a collection of his essays over the past 30 years, takes contemporary misanthrope to its logical conclusion.

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