The Twilight of American Culture
An emerging cult classic about America's cultural meltdown—and a surprising solution.A prophetic examination of Western decline, The Twilight of American Culture provides one of the most caustic and surprising portraits of American society to date. Whether examining the corruption at the heart of modern politics, the "Rambification" of popular entertainment, or the collapse of our school systems, Morris Berman suspects that there is little we can do as a society to arrest the onset of corporate Mass Mind culture. Citing writers as diverse as de Toqueville and DeLillo, he cogently argues that cultural preservation is a matter of individual conscience, and discusses how classical learning might triumph over political correctness with the rise of a "a new monastic individual"—a person who, much like the medieval monk, is willing to retreat from conventional society in order to preserve its literary and historical treasures. "Brilliantly observant, deeply thoughtful ....lucidly argued."—Christian Science Monitor
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Review: The Twilight of American Culture (Decline of the American Empire #1)User Review - Clive - Goodreads
I write from a British perspective & as someone who had a traditional british liberal education. I agree it is on the wane & often feel like "an expatriate in my own country" - this is a phrase I ... Read full review
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This probably one of the most significant books I've read in my lifetime. One of the two quotes which introduce the book, the quote from Neal Postman from "Amusing Ourselves to Death", essentially ... Read full review
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