Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt Toward a Secular Theocracy Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried s examination of Western managerial government s growth in the last third of the twentieth century Linking multiculturalism to a disti

  • Title: Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy
  • Author: Paul Edward Gottfried
  • ISBN: 9780826214171
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried s examination of Western managerial government s growth in the last third of the twentieth century Linking multiculturalism to a distinctive political and religious context, the book argues that welfare state democracy, unlike bourgeois liberalism, has rejected the once conventional distinction between goveMulticulturalism and the Politics of Guilt extends Paul Gottfried s examination of Western managerial government s growth in the last third of the twentieth century Linking multiculturalism to a distinctive political and religious context, the book argues that welfare state democracy, unlike bourgeois liberalism, has rejected the once conventional distinction between government and civil society Gottfried argues that the West s relentless celebrations of diversity have resulted in the downgrading of the once dominant Western culture The moral rationale of government has become the consciousness raising of a presumed majority population While welfare states continue to provide entitlements and fulfill the other material programs of older welfare regimes, they have ceased to make qualitative leaps in the direction of social democracy For the new political elite, nationalization and income redistributions have become less significant than controlling the speech and thought of democratic citizens An escalating hostility toward the bourgeois Christian past, explicit or at least implicit in the policies undertaken by the West and urged by the media, is characteristic of what Gottfr

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    1. I find it extremely hard to decide what to make of this book. So hard that I even don’t know what title to give to my short review here. On the one hand, I would not want to think of myself as a conservative but rather as a liberal – however as one who values personal liberties and traditional identities such as family, region, and even nation, as higher than the State’s mandate to create “equality”, whatever that may mean, beyond the principle of equality before the law. As such, I ca [...]


    2. Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt is an extremely intellectual and philosophical analysis of the growth of the nanny state. Gottfried’s thesis is that western governments have built upon a bastardized version of protestant beliefs to incorporate them into the education and acculturation of the citizenry.It’s not an easy book to read, but one filled with insights and things that force the reader to think.See my complete review over atWhat Would The Founders Think?



    3. Paul Gottfried thinks the seemingly inexorable growth of the modern managerial state and the collapse of traditional Marxist hopes with the fall of the Soviet Union have greatly eroded once meaningful political distinctions in the modern West. All political rhetoric and wishful thinking aside, managerial welfare state capitalism is universally accepted both by the conventional right and left. And the ever expanding managerial state has become even more powerful and intrusive as it has developed [...]


    4. Multiculturalism and the Politics of Guilt: Toward a Secular Theocracy discusses the problem of the West, particularly the protestant countries' appeal to distinctiveness of cultures rather than truth as an legacy of the individualist nature of the secular social democracy. While not being a conservative per se, Gottfried did open my eyes to see what Paleoconservatism is about, surprisingly it was quite an interest read its attack on libertarianism for being too accepting of bad values without a [...]




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