Slouching Towards Gomorrah

Slouching Towards Gomorrah

Modern Liberalism and American Decline

Book - 1996
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Baker & Taylor
Examining what the author considers the destructive effects of liberalism on our ideals of liberty and equality, a cultural study identifies a national decline in values while focusing on current issues

Book News
An indictment against liberalism faulting the left with a moral spinelessness that will lead America into its decline. Bork (former Acting Attorney General) considers radical egalitarianism and individualism as the roots of the evil that allows such horrors as feminism and abortion ("killing for convenience"). The author looks back at the 60s to argue that in those years of political radicalism, the degenerate cultural seeds were sown from which the US will never recover without a concentrated effort to stamp out liberalism wherever it may appear. In paraphrase the argument looks less likely than in the context of Bork's ponderous prose, nevertheless, the core of paranoid conservatism is firmly embedded in the writing. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
In Slouching Towards Gomorrah, Robert Bork offers a view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral trouble that its very foundation is crumbling. The root of our decline, Bork argues, is the rise of modern liberalism, which stresses the dual forces of radical egalitarianism (the equality of outcomes rather than opportunities) and radical individualism (the drastic reduction of limits to personal gratification).

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Examining what the author considers the destructive effects of liberalism on our ideals of liberty and equality, a cultural study identifies a national decline in values while focusing on current issues. 150,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Regan Books, c1996
ISBN: 9780060391638
0060391634
Characteristics: xiv, 382 p. ; 24 cm

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Jul 28, 2015

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Jun 28, 2014

great book, well conceived arguments

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