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"One of the brains"? You mean there are more? Who?
It depends what you mean. Let's start with Ruskin and GKC, shall we?
Ah. The frustrating thing about being dead is that you can't complain about the way people use your ideas. But I'm sure Ruskin and G.K. Chesterton would have found you right up their street - and if I'm wrong, there's nothing they can do about it anyway, so there.
Quite. But as I said, let's start with them. Not let's finish with them.I forget who it was who said that the British Labour Movement had no need of Marx, because it already had Ruskin. But now, the posh Trots from way back are in charge, and an entirely new party is required.