Cited here: Cognitive Dissonance: The Psychological Phenomenon that Explains Why Intellectuals Can’t Stop Believing Socialism Works
What's the politics behind that site? It has hints of 'alt-right'.
This info on the author of the peice tells us something about his politics"Jon previously was the Senior Editor of The History Channel Magazine, Managing Editor at Scout.com, and general assignment reporter for the Panama City News Herald. He also served as a White House intern in the speech writing department of George. W Bush. "
Which intellectuals? There are many intellectuals who do not have a minimum clue of what socialism really is, and they defend capitalism, and they do not know what they are defending, therefore, the generalization is not true either, and what they call socialism, in reality, is state capitalism