Values, Virtues, and the New American Testament
By James A. Montanye
This article appeared in the Spring 2000 issue of The Independent Review.
Every generation of American intellectuals has its pessimists who lament the countrys worsening moral malaise, real or imagined. What sets apart todays declinists from yesterdays is not an allegiance to a new morality but their shared faith in the power of statutory law to cure all our social ills.
Bureaucracy and GovernmentGovernment and PoliticsPhilosophy and ReligionSocialism, Communism, and Collectivism
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