The Unmaking of America
By Mark R. Levin
(Threshold Editions, Paperback, 9781439173275, 288pp.)
Publication Date: September 18, 2012
The man of system . . . is apt to be very wise in his own conceit; and is often so enamoured with the supposed beauty of his own ideal plan of government, that he cannot suffer the smallest deviation from any part of it. He goes on to establish it completely and in all its parts, without any regard either to the great interests or to the strong prejudices which may oppose it. He seems to imagine that he can arrange the different members of a great society with as much ease as the hand arranges the different pieces upon a chess-board. . . . —Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments, 1759
IN THIS INTELLECTUALLY BRACING #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, leading conservative thinker Mark R. Levin draws astoundingly relevant parallels to the Obama era’s dangerous utopian ideals from Plato’s Republic, Thomas More’s Utopia, Thomas Hobbes’s Leviathan, Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto, and from the critical works of John Locke, Charles Montesquieu, Alexis de Tocqueville, and other philosophical pioneers who brilliantly diagnosed the nature of man and government.
Mark R. Levin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Ameritopia and Liberty and Tyranny. He is the president of Landmark Legal Foundation and a nationally syndicated conservative talk radio host. He is the son of Jack E. Levin. Visit MarkLevinShow.com.
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