The Parsing of Language tends to the Parsing of Truth, which is a Liberal Tradition…

Fred Siegel's The Revolt Against the Masses

Fred Siegel’s The Revolt Against the Masses

“Rights talk, trading on the moral authority of the civil rights movement, became the new language of liberalism.” The Revolt Against the Masses, copyright © 2013 by Fred Siegel, Encounter Books, Page 149.

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“Rights in America had traditionally functioned to protect the individual from arbitrary state power. In the new dispensation, blacks were to be protected from whites, women from men, students from teachers, children from parents and family, and nature from predatory humans. An all-encompassing yet benevolently centralized state would be organized into flying squadron of rights-protectors dispensed to oversee human interactions.” ─ The Revolt Against the Masses, copyright © 2013 by Fred Siegel, Encounter Books, Page 150.

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