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Paul Krugman on Credentials and Credibility

This is a little rich coming from Paul Krugman, but he correctly announces that the monopoly on public discourse once held by owners of institutional credentials has broken for good (and for the good). The classic canons are still in force, but are now, as it were, open source. In the internet-based new republic of letters, the supreme credential is credibility.

By Peter Escalante

Peter Escalante is a founder and editor of The Calvinist International. He holds a MA in Philosophy.