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  1. says:

    610Good for a mild wakeup call to the center rightcenter left but still far too centrist Made me want to say 'okay' to a boomer a couple of times

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    Rusty Reno editor of the prominent religious conservative journal First Things here couples an original diagnosis of how we got to the vicious decay of now with very muted prescriptions This is a good enough book earnest and intent but it is c

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    This one was a bit of a chore Thank God it was short 166 pages; it felt longer The first two thirds of the book were parti

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    Excellent summary of the many problems inherent in the post war consensus that still dominates leftright anti politics politics

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    A maddening book most of which is intriguing but the first and last chapters are obnoxious Begins by saying that the rise of Orban Trump and the nativist right are not as threatening to him as the Southern Poverty Law Center and people who i

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    I’d give it a 35 As with most conservative writing his analysis is on point but his prescriptions are wanting The book begins promisingly with incisive explications of the purposeful weakening or relaxing of western convictions as a means of warding off the “strong gods” of Christianity and fascism But Ren

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    The heart of this book is an effort to explain why so many Americans elected Donald Trump to the highest political office in our nation why Brex

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    Valuable for its uniuefreshunexpected treatment of Popper and certainly pressing The last 40 pages far outshine the rest of the book as its focus turns to the role of love in the political realm and they alone make it a worthy read Here’s o

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    The argument is that in the post war era there was a reaction against dogma and authoritative truth claims It was a reaction to the totalitarian movements of the war and thereafter Popper’s Open Society is the ue

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    This book presents an intriguing lens through which to consider Western history for the past 80 years Surprisingly it ends on a hopeful note A thought I will keep with me the word “we” is very powerful

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Us world without borders freed from dogmas and managed by experts But the populism and nationalism that are upending politics in America and Europe are a sign that after three generations the postwar consensus is breaking down With compelling insight R R Reno argues that we are witnessing the return of the “strong gods” the powerful loyalties that bind men to their homeland and to one another Reacting to the calamitous first half of the twentieth century our political cultural and financial elites promoted open borders open markets and open minds But this never ending project of openness has hard. Excellent summary of the many problems inherent in the post war consensus that still dominates leftright anti politics politics

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Return of the Strong Gods

'Return of the Strong Gods'is a thoughtful contribution to American political debate It is incisively written and full of modern observations Mr Reno explains better than any book I can remember the present day progressive's paranoid fear of fascism and neurotic determination to ferret out racism where none exists  The Wall Street Journal After the staggering slaughter of back to back world wars the West embraced the ideal of the “open society” The promise By liberating ourselves from the old attachments to nation clan and religion that had fueled centuries of violence we could build a prospero. Rusty Reno editor of the prominent religious conservative journal First Things here couples an original diagnosis of how we got to the v

review ¾ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ñ R.R. Reno

Ened into a set of anti dogmatic dogmas which destroy the social solidarity rooted in family faith and nation While they worry about the return of fascism our societies are dissolving But man will not tolerate social dissolution indefinitely He longs to be part of a “we” the fruit of shared loves which gives his life meaning The strong gods will return Reno warns in one form or another Our task is to attend to those that appealing to our reason as well as our hearts inspire the best of our traditions Otherwise we shall invite the darker gods whose return our open society was intended to forestall. The argument is that in the post war era there was a reaction against dogma and authoritative truth claims It was a reaction to the tota