16 Dec In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country’s most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and. Slouching Towards Gomorrah has ratings and 80 reviews. Eric_W said: I hate stars. I gave this book three even though I disagree vehemently with Bork. 25 quotes from Robert H. Bork: ‘Radical egalitarianism necessarily presses us towards collectivism because a powerful state is required to suppress the.

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This was one of the first books I ever read in college. Every good American should have a copy of this book. By the way, I would love to add a few quotes to the Gommorrah quote pages–but I underlined about half this book, and put stars and brackets around the other half. Showing of reviews. Robert Bork’s message here is one that is as old as the hills: Harper Perennial literary fiction and nonfiction.

My father had the blessing of receiving a seemingly endless arsenal of right-wing books from one of his siblings, every Christmas and birthday. I gave this book three even though I disagree vehemently with Bork, but it’s kind of fun. Radical egalitarianism hereafter known as RE rears its ugly head in “areas of life and society where superior achievement is possible towarda would be rewarded but for coercion towards a state of equality,” like quotas and towaeds action.

Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline by Robert H. Bork

Return to Book Page. One of my all timers. This slouchjng could have been describing today. I disagree with some conclusions, but overall he does a good job of citing studies and support for problems in modern society caused by the rise of the New Left. August 27, Are Term Limits the Answer?


A physician then prescribes a lethal dose of medication. He said that government should be the…. November 1, Slouching Towards Gomorrah T The violence brought on by the militant group Black Panthers mirrors the violence of the current Bork begins his book covering his experiences in the era of the tumultuous 60s and 70s, where the slpuching and barbaric events are eerily similar to those unfolding today.

This individualism, it is quite apparent in our time, attacks the authority of family, church, and private association. Invoking morality uses the same argument modern liberals use to ban guns, that is, for towares benefit of society. Epic Reads young adult. The broadest selection of online bookstores. Students and other activists rebelled against authority and sought to tear down institutions or at least bully them into adopting reforms, and our institutions proved too weak or unwilling to put up much of a fight.

The book isn’t a critique of liberal politics, but explores how the vulgarity and hedonism of our culture damages our society. Paperbackpages.

That the modern variety is intellectually bankrupt diminishes neither its vitality nor the danger it poses. That can hardly be called death with dignity. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’

A must read for anyone concerned about the direction in which our nation is going. Bork’s thesis in the book is that American and more generally Western culture is in a state sluoching decline and that the cause of this decline is modern liberalism and the rise of the New Left.


Start reading Slouching Towards Gomorrah on your Kindle in under a minute. MP3 audio – Standard Price: This gave birth to the rise of RI, and is also why Bork is so pessimistic about America’s chances. The upshot is that these institutions, which stand between the state and the individual, are progressively weakened and their functions increasingly dictated or taken over by the state. Some of our elites…professors, journalists, makers of motion pictures and television entertainment, et al.

Aug 31, Maddie rated it did not like it.

Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? They always will be, which is why they require constant vigilance and defense. The normal must be found to be deviant.

Thanks for signing up! Mistakes of that nature, and some of that magnitude, are certain to be made under any assisted suicide regime. Ever since the advent of the industrial revolution, which replaced the cyclical time of pre-modern people with the linear time of the modern age, every generation has towarrs us people who regret the decline of morals, customs, whatever, among the present cohort of human beings.