Thursday, June 26, 2008

The surprise result of Prospect Megazine's world's Top 100 Public Intellectuals poll

In the poll to find the world’s top public intellectual, over half a million people voted . When Prospect and Foreign Policy drew up the list of the world’s top 100 public intellectuals a few weeks ago, no one expected a Turkish Sufi cleric, barely known in the west, to sweep a victory. Nor did anybody expect every name in the top ten would be from a Muslim background. Noam Chomsky, who won the last poll in 2005, led the west in 11th place this time
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