The Devil's Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West

The Devil's Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West

In the aftermath of global struggle II, the USA stood by myself because the world’s prime army strength. but its martial self assurance contrasted vividly with its experience of cultural inferiority. nonetheless seeking to a defeated and dispirited Europe for highbrow and creative assistance, the burgeoning transnational elite in ny and Washington embraced not just the war’s refugees, yet lots of their rules besides, and not anything has confirmed extra pernicious than these of the Frankfurt university and its reactionary philosophy of “critical theory.”

In The Devil's excitement Palace, Michael Walsh describes how serious idea published a horde of demons into the yank psyche. whilst every little thing might be puzzled, not anything might be actual, and the muscular, convinced empiricism that had simply gained the warfare gave approach, in lower than a new release, to a central-European nihilism celebrated on collage campuses around the usa. Seizing the excessive flooring of academe and the humanities, the recent Nihilists set approximately dissolving the bedrock of the rustic, from patriotism to marriage to the relatives to army carrier. they've got sown, as Cardinal Bergoglio—now Pope Francis—once wrote of the satan, “destruction, department, hatred, and calumny,” and all disguised because the look for truth.

The Devil's excitement Palace exposes the ignored flow that's serious conception and explains the way it took root in the USA and, as soon as proven and gestated, the way it has affected approximately each element of yankee existence and society.

Show sample text content

Download sample