Into The Cannibal's Pot: Lessons For America From Post-Apartheid South Africa

Authors: Ilana Mercer
Publisher: Stairway Press
Keywords: apartheid, south, africa, post, america, lessons, cannibal
Pages: 338
Published: 2011-05-10
Language: English
Category: Social Policy, Government, Nonfiction,
ISBN-10: 0982773439     ISBN-13: 9780982773437
Binding: Hardcover (First)
List Price: 24.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%
Into the Cannibal's Pot: Lessons for America from post-Apartheid South Africa is a polemical work anchored in history, reality, fact, and the political philosophy of classical liberalism. It is a manifesto against mass society, arguing against raw, ripe, democracy, here (in the US), there (in South Africa), and everywhere. Into the Cannibal's Pot follows Russell Kirk's contention that true freedom can be found only within the framework of a social order. It is a reminder that, however imperfect, civilized societies are fragile. They can, and will, crumble in culturally inhospitable climes. The tyranny of political correctness, so unique to the West plays a role in their near-collapse. Advanced societies don't just die; they either wither from within, or, like South Africa, are finished off by other western societies. Ilana Mercer delivers a compelling book; it is required reading for thinking people who care about the destiny of western civilization.

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