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  • (noun): Spanish philosopher who advocated leadership by an intellectual elite (1883-1955).
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José Ortega Y Gasset

José Ortega y Gasset (; 9 May 1883 – 18 October 1955) was a Spanish liberal philosopher and essayist working during the first half of the 20th century while Spain oscillated between monarchy, republicanism and dictatorship. He was, along with Friedrich Nietzsche, a proponent of the idea of perspectivism, which was pioneered in European thought by Immanuel Kant.

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... Much of Ortega y Gasset's work consists of course lectures published years after the fact, often posthumously ... Ortega himself prevented its publication "because of the events of Munich in 1934" ...
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... José Ortega y Gasset (Spain, 1883–1955) Some literature La rebelión de las masas (The Rebellion of the Masses), 1930 ...

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    I do not deny that there may be other well-founded causes for the hatred which various classes feel toward politicians, but the main one seems to me that politicians are symbols of the fact that every class must take every other class into account.
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    Stupefaction, when it persists, becomes stupidity.
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