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The Age of American Unreason

The Age of American Unreason By Susan Jacoby, 2009 Jacoby writes about anti-intellectualism in America. She was inspired by the book Anti-Intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter, which was published in 1963. Jacoby points out that more than half … Continue reading

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A Government of Wolves

A Government of Wolves: The Emerging Police State In America By John W Whitehead   Whitehead is a Constitutional Lawyer who sees our Constitutional Rights and Freedoms eroding away in America.  Many are oblivious to the fact that America is … Continue reading

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Common Sense

March 24, 2008 This week I’ve read Susan Jacoby’s Freethinkers and now her latest books, The American Age of Unreason. I’ve also read Thomas Paine’s book The Age of Reason, to which Jacoby’s title refers. Everyone should read Thomas Paine.  … Continue reading

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