16 Dec In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country’s most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and. Slouching Towards Gomorrah has ratings and 80 reviews. Eric_W said: I hate stars. I gave this book three even though I disagree vehemently with Bork. 25 quotes from Robert H. Bork: ‘Radical egalitarianism necessarily presses us towards collectivism because a powerful state is required to suppress the.

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Be the first to ask a question about Slouching Towards Gomorrah. Shows how a lot of what the New Left says is not what it seems, e. A gojorrah explanation for the roots of our current difficulties, and a dire prediction for our future. Modern Liberalism and American Declinepublished by Reganbooks. Its influence is so pervasive and destructive that if left unchecked, it could consume our culture and destroy it.

Modern Liberalism and American Decline 3. Yet the desire to do justice, whose nature seems to him obvious, is compelling, while the concept of constitutional process is abstract, rather arid, and the abstinence it counsels unsatisfying. Like many of his contemporaries, Bork railed against the prevailing doctrines of multiculturalism, arguing that American universities were captive to a broad ideology of anti-Americanism and corrosive identity politics.

Dec 31, Eric rated it really liked it Shelves: The violence brought on by the militant group Black Panthers mirrors the violence of the current group Black Lives Matter. In fact, RE and RI is ingrained in our culture by the Constitution and Declaration of Independence, which claimed that all men were created equal.

Every good American should have a copy of this book. Unfortunately, he was right on the money. Does a good job of showing how radical individualism and radical egalitarianism begin to break down basic social values, social institutions, intellectual rigor, and contribute to authoritarianism. Invoking morality uses the same argument modern liberals use to ban guns, that is, for the benefit of society.


Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’

It has become its own little dictatorship and robbed us of the authority and power towars govern ourselves. Buy the selected items together This item: Ever since the advent of the industrial revolution, which replaced the cyclical time of pre-modern people with the linear time of the modern age, every generation has given us people who regret the decline of morals, customs, whatever, among the present cohort of human beings. Get to Know Us. We’d love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase.

His project is protest and denunciation.

Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’

I will conclude with the things I do agree with this book. I stopped at four stars instead of five because in the end–for reasons probably entirely my own–it took me some five years to Justice Bork is one of those rare writers: Benefits do not invariably result from free market exchanges. I agree with Bork on most issues. It’s deja-vu all over again. Then the Dutch High Court held that killing was permissible if the patient’s disability, although not fatal, towaeds incurable. Many institutions and groups have done their part in leading us towards Gomorrah.

You’re better off just reading Trump tweets They carry the same vibe and message. He should have been a justice of the Supreme Court. Written in the late 90s, Bork saw a lot of things that were about to take place. I wrote a review earlier that somehow fell into the internet black hole. If you care about where the world is pointed gomorray want to understand its immediate implications this is a great read.

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Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline by Robert H. Bork

Bork sometimes suggests a contradiction, or at least a tension, between liberty and community, as if more liberty weakens a community. Bork makes a few points but on the whole I breath a sigh of relief that I saw the light and that Bork was never confirmed to the Supreme Court. A must read for anyone concerned about the direction in which our nation is towarvs.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading towadrs From Chanakya to Modi: The evolution was accomplished by Dutch courts and ratified by the legislature in I bought this book back when I was much more conservative. The NAP does not slouchint radical individualism; it does not conclude a man is an island and only self-reliance is possible; it does not prohibit morality or the belief in religion as a source of morality. International Customers If you are located outside the U.