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The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2008

    A Different Point of View

    This book is well worth the read, even if you don't agree with Mr. D'souza's politics. It provides a different viewpoint on why the U.S. is under attack. Mr. D'souza's main point is that people in the U.S. and the West in general think in an ethnocentric way that prevents us from understanding the complaints from not only the Islamic world but from other traditional cultures. We project our own values onto developing cultures without thinking about how radical they might appear. This is a lesson on how we can better understand other cultures but also shows we need to be more respectful of the other points of views within our own country.

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  • Posted April 27, 2011

    D'Souza is close

    D'Souza is right that this war is about hearts and minds. About the imorallity of the cultural left. But the real issue is spiritual in nature, and how far America has strayed (led by the cultural left) from the Christian heritage left to us by our founding fathers. Until we find our way back to our Biblical roots America will continue to suffer. America's success and prosperity is directly related to our relationship with God as a nation. So I say D'Souza is close but should have emphasized this point more throughly. Our hearts and minds should turn to God for answers not to politics and the economy, and the rest, including 'our war with Islam' will work out.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2007

    Dinesh D'Souza is a genius!!!

    While reading this book I was amazed that he was laying everything out so clearly. Just how ironic it is that the real reason we were attacked on 9/11 is due to the cultural depravity that the radical muslims see in our country and which they deplore...a cultural depravity that is being fueled by the ideals of the liberal left. Yet the liberal left and the radical muslims are at the same time allies in doing everything in their power to ensure the failure of our Country in Iraq. The muslims are doing this because they do not want democracy to take root in the Middle East and the liberals motive is to discredit Bush and the Conservatives so that their liberal agenda can continue unimpeded as it has for so long. Europe has become a secular, decadent place and the liberals want America to go down that same path. Much of Europe has rid itself of the influence of religion and the liberals would like the same for America. They have been succeeding brilliantly with their agenda of weakening the influence of the family in America, particularly that of the father, and our country is paying the price. Everyone should read this book and absorb all it has to say about the terrible predicament of our country!!!

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2011

    highly recommended

    I found the book very interesting. I can certainly understand why deeply religious radical muslims might find our way of life offensive.. and it's not surprising that many liberals might find this book offensive. However, another point of this book is that "most" americans don't allign themselves with the radical left in this country and should make it clear that mainstream America is not so different from the average muslim. There's no reason why we shouldn't be able to find common ground when it comes to freedom of religion. We can do without the radical fringe on both sides of the road.
    There may be more history involved as a prior reviewer responded.. although I would think if that person had actually "read" several of his books as they claim, they would have figured out that the name is not "Dennis" it is Dinesh???

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2007

    liberals and the culture war

    'the enemy at home ' is a very fasinating book and the writer dinesh d` souza has really documented research that shows our enemys in battle and mostly in vietnam and iraq our opponents knew they could not win in battle so our opponents were able to use the culture left in america so this publication proves that through out history our enemys use the left to hurt our soldiers and lose our battles and give bad moral to our nation. this book shows hillary clinton and micheal moore who are more intrested in political gain thean helping there country.the writer gives hope and a voice to the voter and what they can do to make a change.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 28, 2011

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