Conceived in Liberty: The American Worldview in Theory and by Jr. Tierney

By Jr. Tierney

Conceived in Liberty is a cultural, sociological and geopolitical assessment of the uniquely American idea that the rustic and its individuals are "exceptional." whereas all international locations have their very own patriotic commitments, no folks have outwardly declared their energy as vigorously as have american citizens, in particular considering that global conflict II.John J. Tierney, Jr. advances the concept that liberty is the singular resource of the facility of the yank worldview and all different parts of this society?equality, persistence, charity, justice, etc.?are derived from liberty. He argues that this worldview comes from this one resource and is answerable for the various routine which could interact the public's curiosity, similar to women's rights, civil rights, and vote casting rights. Such hobbies are all optimistic, yet they can now not exist in a society without liberty.Conceived in Liberty additionally strains different major elements of the yankee worldview: geographic expanse, immigration, strength of the population, variety, public rules, and the weather that give a contribution to exceptionalism. Tierney isn't unaware of a few of the deficiencies of the us, yet he posits that the freedom it manifests is actually the political globe's final, top hope.

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Conceived in Liberty: The American Worldview in Theory and Practice

Conceived in Liberty is a cultural, sociological and geopolitical overview of the uniquely American concept that the rustic and its everyone is "exceptional. " whereas all international locations have their very own patriotic commitments, no other folks have outwardly declared their strength as vigorously as have americans, specifically when you consider that international conflict II.

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