Jr. Tierney's Conceived in Liberty: The American Worldview in Theory and PDF

By Jr. Tierney

Conceived in Liberty is a cultural, sociological and geopolitical overview of the uniquely American suggestion that the rustic and its everyone is "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 global conflict II.John J. Tierney, Jr. advances the concept that liberty is the singular resource of the facility of the yankee 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 chargeable for the various activities which could have interaction the public's curiosity, equivalent to women's rights, civil rights, and balloting rights. Such pursuits are all confident, yet they can now not exist in a society without liberty.Conceived in Liberty additionally strains different major parts of the yank worldview: geographic expanse, immigration, power of the population, range, public rules, and the weather that give a contribution to exceptionalism. Tierney isn't ignorant of the various deficiencies of the U.S., yet he posits that the freedom it manifests is actually the political globe's final, most sensible hope.

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