These are the days when men of all social disciplines and all political faiths seek the comfortable and the accepted; when the man of controversy is looked upon as a disturbing influence; when originality is taken to be a mark of instability; and when, in minor modification of the scriptural parable, the bland lead the bland.

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Galbraith, John Kenneth. The Affluent Society. Houghton Mifflin, 1958, ch. 1, sect. 3.