Assessing the mental disorder of liberalism:

Fred Siegel's The Revolt Against the Masses

Fred Siegel’s The Revolt Against the Masses

“The American thinkers who did the most to carve out the enduring assumptions and mental gestures that streamed into liberalism as an ideology were Herbert Croly, editor and co-founder The New Republic, and Randolph Bourne, a spirited young prophet full of righteous anger. Croly had a slow-fire political piety, and Bourne a tendency to not so much live as burn intensely, but both argued eloquently in the tradition of John Stuart Mill and H.G. Wells for a secular priesthood that could Europeanize America. Their legacy not only endured; it thrives down to the present.” ─ The Revolt Against the Masses, copyright © 2013 by Fred Siegel, Encounter Books, Page 9.

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