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Exploring American Liberalism as the Antithesis of Liberty

Liberalism in America By Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn When words lose their meaning, peoples lose their liberty.—Confucius In spite of local and temporal differences, the authentic meaning of liberalism is un­derstood correctly throughout the world, with the possible exception of contempo­rary … Continue reading

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Liberal-Democracy as Illiberalism — the Subversion of Liberty

The Specter of Soft Totalitarianism By Daniel J. Mahoney Alexis de Tocqueville ends his classic work Democracy in America (published in two volumes in 1835 and 1840) with an evocative description of a new “species of oppression” that he believed … Continue reading

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The Emerging New World and the End of the 20th Century

The Left’s Anti-Christian Revolution is Being Challenged By Carlos Bernardino When one witnesses the delusional fascist-inspired-offspring and ill-informed neo-Marxists roaming the streets in disruptive and violent protest, it is easy to see the counter-revolution’s time has come. And it is … Continue reading

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Tocqueville; Religion, Liberty, and Government

Providence and Democracy By: Harvey C. Mansfield I stop the first American whom I meet…and I ask him if he believes religion to be useful to the stability of laws and to the good order of society; he answers me … Continue reading

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Suppression as a Means of Liberation?

Political Language and the Lust for Tyranny By Michael Wagner  Dressing Up Bad Ideas The human mind is cunning, and so bad ideas continue to appeal to God-rejecting men. Indeed, these bad ideas can be dressed-up in nice terminology so … Continue reading

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Socio-biology and Social Engineering

Overcoming the Contradictions of Liberal Democracy: Sociobiology and Social Engineering   Pedro Schwartz I would like to [begin to] tackle a fundamental problem of political philosophy: popular sovereignty and individual freedom are often at loggerheads, which endanger the survival of both. This … Continue reading

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Liberalism, Socialism, and Social Justice

Liberalism, Socialism, and Social Justice By Friedrich August Hayek              All people, whether primitive or civilized, organize what they perceive partly by means of attributes that language has taught them to attach to groups of … Continue reading

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