Henry A. Giroux | Thinking Dangerously in an Age of Political Betrayal

At a time when anti-intellectualism runs rampant throughout popular culture and politics, it seems imperative to remember how important critical thought can be as a resource and critical tool.

Source: www.truth-out.org

"If critical thought sometimes disparaged as theory gets a bad name, it is not because it is inherently dogmatic, jargonistic or rigidly specialized, but because it is often abused or because it becomes a tool of irrelevancy – a form of theoreticism in which theory becomes an end in itself."