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By David Gelernter

America-Lite (where all of us dwell) is rather like the USA, basically become an enjoyment park or a game or a supersized Pinkberry, the place the prior and destiny are clean and there's just a gigantic NOW. How did we come to anticipate no advantage and rather a lot cynicism from our tradition, our leaders—and each one other?

In this refreshingly judgmental publication, David Gelernter connects the old dots to bare a stealth revolution conducted by way of post-religious globalist intellectuals who, often, “can’t run their very own universities or scholarly fields, yet are very convinced they could run you.” those imperial teachers have deployed their scholars into the pinnacle echelon of professions as soon as monopolized by way of staid and regular WASPs. during this uncomplicated manner, they've got put in themselves because the new detailed drivers of yankee culture.

Imperial lecturers reside in a global of idea; they hold forth disdain for mere proof and for old school fact-based judgments like actual or fake. Schoolchildren are normally taught theories approximately heritage rather than genuine history—they examine, for instance, that every one countries are both great with the exception of the USA, that's almost always nasty.

With educational specialists to do our considering for us, we’ve courteously close up and permit second-raters take the wheel. in reality, now we have passed the keys to the superstar student and teacher’s puppy of the post-religious globalist intellectuals, whose election to the presidency of the us constituted the final word worldwide team hug.

How can we eventually face the reality and come back into the driver’s seat? America-Lite ends with a one-point plan.

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America-lite: how imperial academia dismantled our tradition (and ushered within the obamacrats)/David Gelernter. p. cm. contains bibliographical references and index. eISBN : 978-1-594-03607-1 1. United States—Intellectual life—20th century. 2. schooling, Higher—Political aspects—United States—History—20th century. three. United States—Social conditions—1945–4. Social change—United States—History—20th century. five. Political culture—United States—History—21st century. I. name. E169. 12. G45 2012 973.

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