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How to destroy America in three easy steps / Ben Shapiro.

Shapiro, Ben, (author.).
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  • 2 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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4 current holds with 10 total copies.

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Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 320.973 SHAPIRO (Text) 9780063001879S On Order On order -
Jay Co PL - Portland 320.973 S529 (Text) 76383000477573 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 08/06/2020
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch NEW SOCIAL.SCIENCE CULTURE Shapiro (Text) 37516002059885 Adult New Book Shelf-Nonfiction Checked out 08/12/2020
Kirklin PL - Kirklin 320.97 SHA (Text) 34123000247129 Adult Non-Fiction, 2nd Floor Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello NF SOC. SCI. POLITICS SHAPIRO (Text) 37743002337331 Adult New Book Shelf In process -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle ON-ORDER 1/NON-FIC (Text) NCSTL9780063001879 On Order On order -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 320.973 Shapiro (Text) 31208913181030 new non-fiction Checked out 08/13/2020
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington 320.973 SHA (Text) 21401000507578 Adult New Release Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 320.973 Shapiro (Text) 78292000386708 Adult New Book Collection In process -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial ZIONS55597 (Text) ZIONS55597 New Books . 2nd Floor On order -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063001879
  • Physical Description: xxix, 248 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Broadside Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Traditional areas of civic agreement are vanishing. We can't agree on what makes America special. We can't even agree that America is special. We're coming to the point that we can't even agree what the word America itself means. "Disintegrationists" say we're stronger together, but their assault on America's history, philosophy, and culture will only tear us apart. Who are the disintegrationists? From Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States to the New York Times' 1619 project, many modern analyses view American history through the lens of competing oppressions, a racist and corrupt experiment from the very beginning. They see American philosophy as a lie -- beautiful words pasted over a thoroughly rotted system. They see America's culture of rights as a façade that merely reinforces traditional hierarchies of power, instead of being the only culture that guarantees freedom for individuals. Disintegrationist attacks on the values that built our nation are insidious because they replace each foundational belief, from the rights to free speech and self-defense to the importance of marriage and faith communities, with nothing more than an increased reliance on the government. This twisted disintegrationist vision replaces the traditional "unionist" understanding that all Americans are united in a shared striving toward the perfection of universal ideals. How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps shows that to be a cohesive nation we have to uphold foundational truths about ourselves, our history, and reality itself--to be unionists instead of disintegrationists. Shapiro offers a vital warning that if we don't recover these shared truths, our future--our union--as a great country is threatened with destruction.
Subject: National characteristics, American.
Political culture > United States.
United States > Civilization > Philosophy.

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