Kelly Evans: [I will just add, however, that Scruton nails it here; postmodernism as 'pre-emptive kitsch,' for one:]

Robert Cottrell: "Anyone can lie. Faking, by contrast, is an achievement" — Roger Scruton.

Epicurean Dealmaker: The rise of fake culture, by Roger Scruton: via @aldaily

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Tunku Varadarajan: A cult of fakery has taken over what's left of high culture: Roger Scruton via @aeonmag