America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats)

America-Lite: How Imperial Academia Dismantled Our Culture (and Ushered In the Obamacrats)

David Gelernter


America-Lite (where all of us stay) is rather like the US, in basic terms became an enjoyment park or a game or a supersized Pinkberry, the place the prior and destiny are clean and there's just a substantial NOW. How did we come to count on no advantage and rather a lot cynicism from our tradition, our leaders—and each one other?

In this refreshingly judgmental publication, David Gelernter connects the old dots to bare a stealth revolution conducted by means of post-religious globalist intellectuals who, normally, “can’t run their very own universities or scholarly fields, yet are very definite they could run you.” those imperial lecturers have deployed their scholars into the head echelon of professions as soon as monopolized via staid and regular WASPs. during this basic method, they've got put in themselves because the new targeted drivers of yankee culture.

Imperial lecturers stay in an international of concept; they hold forth disdain for mere evidence and for old school fact-based judgments like precise or fake. Schoolchildren are usually taught theories approximately heritage rather than genuine history—they research, for instance, that every one countries are both great apart from the USA, that is almost always nasty.

With educational specialists to do our pondering for us, we’ve with politeness close up and permit second-raters take the wheel. in reality, we've passed the keys to the big name scholar and teacher’s puppy of the post-religious globalist intellectuals, whose election to the presidency of the USA constituted the final word international team hug.

How will we ultimately face the reality and come again into the driver’s seat? America-Lite ends with a one-point plan.

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