1. As a newcomer, my experience was overflowing with change, contrast, and surprises of all kinds. See Louis, Meryl Reis. “Surprise and Sense Making: What Newcomers Experience in Entering Unfamiliar Organizational Settings.” Administrative Science Quarterly 25, no. 2 (1980): 226–51.

2. C. Wright Mills, The Power Elite, new edition (New York: Oxford University Press, 1956, 2000), 9.

3. Robert Conquest, History, Humanity, and Truth: The Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities (Stanford, CA: Hoover Press, 1993), 7.

4. Immanuel Kant made the precursor argument that civil freedom enables intellectual freedom. See Kant: Political Writings, Hans Reiss, ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, p. 59)

5. Moyers & Company, “Facing Evil ...

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