Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Sexual Revolution Turns Ugly

The Sexual Revolution Turns Ugly

Stephen Baskerville
 

How many intellectuals have come to the revolutionary party via the path of moral indignation, only to connive ultimately at terror and autocracy? ∼ Raymond Aron The Sexual Revolution is now out of control. Initially promising freedom, like all revolutions, it has entered something like its Reign of Terror phase and is devouring its own children. As with […]

Patrick Deneen Explains Why Liberalism Failed

Jerry D. Salyer
 

Extreme freedom can’t be expected to lead to anything but a change to extreme slavery, whether for a private individual or for a city. ∼ Plato’s Republic, Book VIII line 566 The capacity for self-criticism used to be a signature characteristic of the liberal mind, but clearly liberal introspection isn’t what it used to be. In looking […]

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