Very interesting text by philosopher Robert Nozick. The main thesis is that intellectuals despise capitalism because they believe they are the most brilliant people in the planet and yet, don’t get as much recognition, prestige or value as they think they deserve.
And why do they think that? According to Nozick, it’s because of schools. Schools are the only place in which intellectuals are the people most valued, so in schools intellectuals form other intellectuals teaching them that they should be the most valued people in society.
The full text here.