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Bill Dunn

unapologetic elitist. Writing in the context of the French Revolution, he maintains that ‘[t]he abuses of power by great men in history are minor compared to the present outrages’ ( 1955 : 53). Conversely: The occupation of a hairdresser or of a working tallow-chandler cannot be a matter of honour to any person … Such descriptions of men ought not to suffer oppression from the state; but the state suffers oppression if such as they, either individually or collectively are permitted to rule. ( 1955 : 56) Keynes has a bit more sympathy with the French Revolution

in Keynes and Marx