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Eric Hoffer: The Ordeal of Change

April 4, 2007 David Hurley 0

The Ordeal of Change in 100 Words Where opportunities abound change releases energies, breeding confidence in self-reliant men. Without opportunities and self-reliance people turn to faith, pride, unity, Hoffer argues. Hoffer attributes the ferment of the West since the Renaissance to the intellectual’s hunger for recognition. Intellectuals, given authority, plan, [Read more…]