The Liberal Mind: The Psychological Causes of Political Madness

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Free World Books llc, 2006 - Liberalism - 418 pages
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Why do modern liberals think and act as they do? The radical left's politics and its destructive effects on our basic freedoms have provoked many to specualte on what makes these people tick. The Liberal Mind answers the quetion. This book is the first systematic analysis of the political madness that now threatens to destroy the West's greatest achievement: the American dream of civilized liberty. - Back cover.
 

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This book may sound promising -- I believe there have been studies about liberalism as being unusually appealing to those with abusive or emotionally manipulative fathers, for example -- but it really ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book immensely, as it provided me with an insight as to why certain people attach themselves to a particular political ideology, and then remain loyal to that ideology even after seeing the failed and sometimes damaging policies in action.
As a life long Independent who leans to the right, on many occasions, I have used the catch phrase "Liberalism is a mental disorder".
Well, apparently I wasn't far from the truth.
Liberals with hate this book, but if you're a conservative or libertarian who wants a glimpse of the workings of the liberal mind, you're going to love this book.
 

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