Book Review: “Why Liberalism Failed” — Part 1 (Episode #54)

In the first half of my discussion of Patrick Deneen’s “Why Liberalism Failed,” I examine the structure of Deneen’s argument, tracing his effort to connect present-day crises in education, science, culture, and morality to the fundamental flaws in “liberalism,” which he calls the “operating system” of modern Western society, and which he claims has left us isolated, lonely, and afraid, with our social system possibly on the brink of collapse into a totalitarian nightmare. Cheers! I will not charge patrons for this commentary until I post the second part.

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