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Allan Bloom- We Are a Bit Like Savages

We are a bit like savages who, having been discovered and evangelized by missionaries, have converted to Christianity without having experienced all that came before and after the revolution.

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Allan Bloom on Our Moral and Political Language

I’ve finally gotten around to reading Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind.  Maybe it’s his grouchy style, but I’ve found it enjoyably challenging. It’s the sort of book that I wish I could read with ease but can’t- considering the numerous threads of intellectual history that he is weaving into a coherent narrative. 337 more words


Reason99: Because The Problems With Your Child's School Is Now Generationally Rooted.

“The Closing Of The American Mind” was written thirty years ago, and to those in the publishing industry’s surprise, it found its way to the top of the New York TImes best seller’s list. 562 more words


Look to the Left to see the force powering Trump and Carson

Summary: Moderates and liberals look with incredulity at the rise of far-right candidates to leadership of the Republican Party, both in the House and in the presidential campaign. 1,941 more words


Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which...

Authentic values are those by which a life can be lived, which can form a people that produces great deeds and thoughts. – Allan Bloom: http://dlvr.it/CnzRBS

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