Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion [NOOK Book]

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Radical liberals want to make America a better place, but their utopian social engineering leads, ironically, to greater human suffering. So argues David Horowitz, bestselling author in his newest book Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion.

From Karl Marx to Barack Obama, Horowitz shows how the idealistic impulse to make the world ?a better place? gives birth to the twin cultural pathologies of cynicism and nihilism, and is the chief ...
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Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion

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Overview


Radical liberals want to make America a better place, but their utopian social engineering leads, ironically, to greater human suffering. So argues David Horowitz, bestselling author in his newest book Radicals: Portraits of a Destructive Passion.

From Karl Marx to Barack Obama, Horowitz shows how the idealistic impulse to make the world “a better place” gives birth to the twin cultural pathologies of cynicism and nihilism, and is the chief source of human suffering. A former liberal himself, Horowitz recounts his own brushes with radicalism and offers unparalleled insight into the disjointed ideology of liberal elites through case studies of well-known radial leftists, including Christopher Hitchens, feminist Bettina Aptheker , leftist academic Cornel West, and more.

Exploring the origin and evolution of radical liberals and their progressive ideology, Radicals illustrates how liberalism is not only intellectually crippling for its adherents, but devastating to society.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781621570066
  • Publisher: Regnery Publishing, Inc., An Eagle Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/24/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 261,533
  • File size: 363 KB

Meet the Author


David Horowitz is the bestselling author of numerous books including A Point in Time, Unholy Alliance, Radical Son, and The Professors. He is the founder and president of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, founder of the online newsmagazine, FrontPageMag.com, and a contributor to NewsMax. He lives with his wife in Calabasas, California.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Universal Aspiration 1

Chapter 1 The Two Christophers 7

Chapter 2 Feminist Accuser 57

Chapter 3 Cultural Decline 99

Chapter 4 Pardoned Bombers 127

Chapter 5 Liberated Woman 155

Chapter 6 A Radical Machiavelli 171

Notes 199

Index 219

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2014

    First Rate

    Great read. A must read for anyone who wonders why the media and "intellectuals" glorify the sociopaths intent on shredding "the rich." As we can see by their enlightened influence...these idiots are actually shredding the middle class. (Good job, masterminds.)

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