Ameritopia has ratings and reviews. Mike (the Paladin) said: I fully realize that many will look at this book and immediately decide they don’t. Take a look at the photo on conservative talk-show host Mark Levin’s best seller, Ameritopia: The Unmaking of America. If it doesn’t scream out. Michael A. LaFerrara reviews Ameritopia: The Unmaking of America, by The title of Mark Levin’s latest book, Ameritopia, is his term for “the.

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If you think we’ve made a mistake, please contact Audible Customer Care at Would you like to tell us about a lower price? We grew up in a world of entitlement programs–Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid–and because we were raised with these programs we tend not to question them. In this most crucial time, this leading conservative thinker explores the psychology, motivations, and history of the utopian movement, its architects, and its modern day disciples—and how the individual and American society are being devoured by it.

Wilson certainly promoted and defined 14if he did not invent 14the term 1Cliving Constitution, 1D whereby the document is not seen as fixed law but as an open-ended guide that can and should be interpreted and reinterpreted according to an era 19s 1Cbest thought 1D read 1Celite thought 1D. Ameritopia is a brilliant book tracing the origins of utopian ideology and its influence on modern society.

Locke, Montesquieu, many of the philosophers of the European Enlightenment, and the Founders, among others, knew that the history of organized government is mostly a history of a relative few and perfidious men co-opting, coercing, and eventually repressing the many through the centralization and consolidation of authority. I have never had such a thorough education about how the two sides came to their views.


Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Jan 07, goddess rated it it was ok Shelves: It requires thoughtful reading as it reviews philosophical thought that shaped civilization. Furthermore, the Framers clearly did not embrace the utopian change demanded by its modern adherents. And I am more determined than ever to fight for the liberty our Founding Fathers sacrificed everything for.

Jan 18, Thomas rated it it was amazing. Is Levin 19s premise a conceit that amfrica

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East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He always comes pf to the group of political geniuses and practical politicians who conceived, framed, and created the greatest government experiment in human history. The hand that directs the social machine is invisible The arrogant conceit of the 1Cmasterminds 1D is that their idealistic theories can be made to work by shear will regardless of real-world difficulties, Particularly in the fields of energy and fuel standards, the government seems to think that it can command amritopia advances by fiat at the same time that its regulations suppress innovation.

He then shows how that government established by the founders stayed true to those principles through the observations writings of Alexis de Tocqueville.

Have too many among us already surrendered or been conquered? This is what Levin would call a hard or 1Creal 1D tyranny.

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Return to Book Page. Amerlca the end, can mankind stave off the powerful and dark forces of utopian tyranny? The works that promise a perfect society but actually advocate tyranny the people are only given a perfect society by giving all of their rights to the state are Mark is a very intelligent and educated man.

For example, Richard Stengel, managing editor of Time magazine, considers the Constitution a utopian expedient.

Share on Google Plus Share. This and his tendency to summarize the quotations is helpful, especially considering that, while all of these thinkers are ujmaking, Plato and Montesquieu, being translated from foreign languages, are at least presented in more or less modern English, while More, Hobbes and Locke are quoted in their original language swhich represent stages of the development of English from pre-Elizabethan to post-Elizabethan to pre-American Revolution.



It took a long time for me to grasp what point Levin was trying to make. This book also shows why defending and upholding the Constitution is so crucial in defending and preserving our liberty and freedoms.

Preview — Ameritopia by Mark R. Above this race of men stands an immense and tutelary power, which takes upon itself alone to secure their gratifications and to watch over their fate.

He is deeply concerned that we may be in the process of giving up liberty for the security of an administrative welfare state tyranny imposed by an oligarchy of elitist ideologues. Elections are virtually irrelevant so long as these bureaucracies exercise so much of their power without oversight by elected officials; and often the lack of oversight is due the degree of complexity caused by Congress and the executive having created so much bureaucracy that they are incapable of understanding themselves let alone overseeing.

March 13, Language: The states and the people overwhelming want a return to the constitution. Share on LinkedIn Share. Kill or send any of them to prison and you do not deter but rather encourage the remaining traffickers to step up their activities and effectively call up new dealers to take the places of those removed.