Tolerant of Your Beliefs — Judgmental of Your Shoes (NYC & Enlightenment Reason)

I would prefer to be judged by my shoes. I saw this on a drive down the FDR on the way to the Brooklyn Bridge, and thought it was funny. I like how it sums up with such concision the combination of tolerance and snobbism at the core of the Enlightenment and modern liberalism.


About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish thought and philosophical aesthetics.
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