Suicide of the West: An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism

Suicide of the West: An Essay on the Meaning and Destiny of Liberalism


James Burnham’s 1964 vintage, Suicide of the West, is still a startling account at the nature of the trendy period. It deals a profound, intensive research of what's taking place on the planet at the present time by way of placing into concentration the intangible, usually obscure doctrine of yank liberalism. It parallels the loosely outlined liberal ideology rampant in American executive and associations, with the circulation, ebb, development, climax and the eventual decline and demise of either historical and smooth civilizations.

Its writer keeps that western suicidal trends lie now not lots within the loss of assets or army strength, yet via an erosion of highbrow, ethical, and religious elements plentiful in glossy western society and the mainstay of liberal psychology.

Devastating in its relentless dissection of the liberal syndrome, this publication will lead many liberals to painful self-examination, buttress the pondering conservative’s perspective, and incite others, doubtless, to infuriation. None can forget about it.

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