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Which Germany would you like to live in? Luther’s, Hitler’s, or Habermas’s?

In thinking about what worldviews are broadly contending for the human future, it occurs to me that Germany, over the past 500 years, has basically passed through the three key ones: The religious civilizational vision. This is embodied today by contemporary fundamentalists … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, and Glenn Beck: Theodor Adorno knew the type

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          . Andrew Sullivan pairs this quote of Theodor Adorno to an image of Sarah Palin, but the quote works for Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck as well: The leader can guess the psychological wants and needs of those susceptible to his … Continue reading

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