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In the vein of Jonah Goldberg’s Liberal Fascism comes a scathing and reasoned critique of the politics of liberal compassion—and why liberals’ loss of curiosity within the result of their regulations renders them not worthy to govern.

For many years, conservatives have chafed at being known as “heartless” and “uncaring” by means of liberals, with no ever hard this cost. in its place, they’ve spent their time attempting to end up that they truly do care. Now, political scientist William Voegeli turns the tables in this argument, making the case that “compassion” is neither the essence of private advantage, nor the last word objective of government.

Liberals have equipped a impressive edifice of presidency courses which are justified by way of appeals to compassion. but as Voegeli indicates, they're detached even if those courses fail or be triumphant. in its place, whilst the issues those courses are created to resolve fail to vanish, they suggest to mend underperforming courses with extra money, or extra courses. in the meantime, conservatives who problem their effectiveness on functional grounds are met with fees of being “heartless correct wingers.”

Voegeli explores numerous courses that experience develop into battlefields among Conservatives combating for extra potency, and Liberals struggling with for the established order. alongside the way in which, he explains the philosophical underpinnings of the Liberal venture that created and toughen this misapplied perfect of compassion, and why, and not using a significant switch, Liberals needs to be thought of undeserving to govern.

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