Jamelle Bouie gives us a critique of the Enlightenment from the Left, and it’s exactly what you were expecting: another excuse to call everyone racist.
Ideas do have consequences, and the ideas of Karl Marx are the deadliest the world has ever known. So why are we celebrating this enabler of mass murder?
Why do intellectuals still cling to Marxism? The answer is that Communism is ‘idealist’ in the strict philosophical sense. And that’s not a good thing.
It must have been someone else’s concepts the Bolsheviks were touting as they slit the throats of the members of the provisional government in Saint Petersburg.
A good way to grasp the breadth of communism’s evils is to understand the depth of the suffering in the lives of its individual victims.
Colin Kaepernick and his supporters may not realize it, but their ideas originate in a nineteenth-century German who interpreted the world as a struggle between oppressors and oppressed.
The entire stable of thinkers who crafted the cosmic architecture that has spawned feminism, LGBT thought, Occupy Wall Street, and Black Lives Matter? They’re dead white men.
If you want to know why philosophers have fallen into disrepute, look at the wave of campus turmoil spreading out from Yale and Mizzou.
Donald Trump is making himself into the candidate for the unthinking man.
Marx and Engels’ ten-point plan for imposing Communism includes drastic anti-family measures many Americans support today.
Insisting that diversity depends on race and identity instead of class will cost the Left its political power.
Many singles’ activists envision a utopia where legally isolating every individual expands freedom. That faux freedom binge will bring a lasting hangover.
Part three of a series: It’s too hard to govern ourselves, but too oppressive to live under the administrative state. Is this situation inevitable?
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