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by Art Fag City on December 14, 2009 Fresh Links!

Op-Ed Columnist – Disaster and Denial –

These sentiments can generally be applied to the art world as well: When I first began writing for The Times, I was naïve about many things. But my biggest misconception was this: I actually believed that influential people could be moved by evidence, that they would change their views if events completely refuted their beliefs…..In part, the prevalence of this narrative [the failure to regulate financial markets] reflects the principle enunciated by Upton Sinclair: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”

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