Excuse Me, Professor: Challenging the Myths of Progressivism by Lawrence W. Reed, Ron Robinson

By Lawrence W. Reed, Ron Robinson

There's little actually "progressive" approximately Progressivism. real growth occurs whilst people are unfastened, but the revolutionary time table considerably diminishes freedom whereas promising the unachievable. Excuse Me, Professor presents a convenient reference for somebody actively engaged in advancing liberty, with crucial essays debunking greater than 50 revolutionary clichés.

Does the loose marketplace really forget about the terrible? Are people fairly destroying the Earth? Is the govt really the 1st top resource to alleviate distress?

Compiled and edited by means of Lawrence W. Reed in collaboration with the basis for monetary schooling and younger America's beginning, this anthology is an integral addition to each freedom lover's arsenal of highbrow ammunition.

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But try something comparable to your fellow citizens and you just might find they’ll never leaf or bloom again. Admittedly, the human/natural world analogy is fraught with limitations. I intend it only to provoke the reader to think, and take it as far as it holds. In the process, it will be useful to remember that humans by their very nature are not robots. We’re not so easily planned for as a programmer programs a machine. When we’re children, parents are our central planners but the point of adulthood is that at some point, parents should leave us alone.

They’ve been at it for so long—more than a century—that many of those half-truths are now clichés that are widely familiar but often ineffectively answered. Think of this collection as a handy reference guide no matter what your level of education or choice of profession may be. You don’t need to be an economist or philosopher to understand what’s written here. Progressive clichés are presented, then stripped of their deceptions with compelling arguments for a broad, lay audience. For people who are actively engaged in advancing liberty and combatting the fallacies of progressivism, this will be an indispensable addition to your arsenal of intellectual ammunition.

2. Progressivism (United States politics) 3. Capitalism--Political aspects--United States. 4. United States--Politics and government--21st century. I. , editor of compilation. org Manufactured in the United States of America 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Books are available in quantity for promotional or premium use. com. ” About the Editor and Co-Author Contributing Authors Suggested Reading List Index INTRODUCTION CLICHÉS ARE TIRED, SHOP-WORN AND OFTEN MISLEADING. SO WHY COMPILE A book of them? Because when they are deployed in the service of a flawed ideology, dressed up to appear new and refreshing, they lead well-meaning people down dead-end paths.

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