Hatred of the bourgeoisie is the beginning of wisdom.
The bourgeois is a self-righteous philistine, a dignified vulgarian, a product of triteness and mediocrity.
The intellectual Left serves its purpose as part of the cultural fabric of late capitalism. It satisfies the burgher’s need to believe he isn’t bourgeois.
They may be decent and respectable but lust for profit ensures the proles remain patties of ground meat.
Conservative and materialistic. Preoccupied with respectability and convention. Characteristically mediocre and unimaginative.
The tortoise is shown as a smug burgher with his foot on the hare, too corpulent and conceited to move.