A Great Critical Thinking Quote from Groucho Marx

Watching Animal Crackers last night, a line of Groucho’s jumped out at me as the voice of all people possessed of a vested interest in producing and maintaining a culture hostile to critical thinking (which, of course, is damn near everybody):

Once we knock their eyes out we can charge them whatever we want.

Groucho’s quote is around the 4:08 point in this clip:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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