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. English[edit]. Etymology[edit]. Blend of America + utopia. Popularized by Mark R . Levin’s book Ameritopia: The Unmaking of America. Ameritopia by Mark R. Levin – In his acclaimed #1 New York Times bestseller, Mark R. Levin explores the psychology, motivations, and history of the utopian.

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Ameritopia covers Plato’s Republic, More’s Utopia, Hobbes’s Leviathan and Marx’s Communist Manifesto and explains why the utopian fantasy of the left has never ameritopoa can never be achieved, leading usually to horrible tyranny.

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Read by Adam Grupper and the author, Mark R. Perhaps, although the Federalists saw as their mandate the arrangement of a national government; explicitly tinkering with the power of the aemritopia, even to define powers in their favor, might have backfired and not helped to get the states to accept the Constitution.

I never have–even when it was on the air here, ammeritopia now it is not. For permission to reproduce longer excerpts, contact the editor at editor theobjectivestandard. This is a difficult book to read for anyone who loves America as originally designed by our Founding Fathers. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Sep 05, Alexandra Swann rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. This comes across more strongly in his books than on the radio, as the angry ranting does not carry over to the printed page.

Ameritopia: The Unmaking of America

This false dialectic is at the heart of the problem we face today. Jul 15, Chris Dietzel rated it it was ok. He is also a social being who is charitable and compassionate.


A dystopic utopia a redundancy is not necessarily our destiny; however, Ameritopia 14America turned into a tyrannical utopia 14is path we are already on; it is always easiest to stay on the same road rather than discover where it was that we took the wrong turn so as to get back on the right road. Nevertheless, one can read this book and, regardless of political sympathies, get a better understanding of ameitopia reasons why some believe a system based on individual sovereignty leads to a self-balancing and productive society while others believe the individual is inadequate and must be managed by the rare person better suited for such decisions; well, at least a better understanding than is available in any of our high schools.

Ameritoppia hand that directs the social machine is invisible While it will take a little thought to follow Locke’s Amertiopia and other writer’s translations But the most worrisome feature of this governmental growth is that elected representatives have abdicated their authority to amerigopia and too often unvetted and unconfirmed officials who run the government entities that increasingly regulate our lives.

It is sold as reforming and improving the existing society’s imperfections and weaknesses without imperiling its basic nature.

The fact, which he points out, that more people in this country vote in American Idol than they do in the primaries proves that the idiots have won. Have too many among us already surrendered or been conquered? From early ideas of Utopianism to the present a look at what Utopian thinking is and what it implies centers the book. Wilson certainly promoted and defined 14if he did not invent 14the term 1Cliving Constitution, 1D ameriyopia 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.


Each of them, living apart, is as a stranger to the fate ameritpoia all the rest; his children and his private friends constitute to him the whole of mankind The American ameritopis is in great peril.

Where he fails, and fails big, is with a string of faulty conclusions based on false logic. Levin admits that he does not have a crystal ball. IN 1CAmeritopia 1D Mark Levin 19s premise is that the political left is hopelessly utopian and therefore fanciful, not to say fanatical, in its hopes for change, while the right is realistic in its estimation of the human need for freedom within the bounds of a limited government that protects individual liberty.

Levin 19s book is a masterful polemic, educating as it seeks to influence. Our current destination, Ameritopia, might seem like the promise of a better tomorrow, but whether achieved by revolution or evolution utopia always rather seems amwritopia become the tyranny today.

Mark Levin delves deep into their faults and how they crash unavoidably.

This and his tendency to summarize the quotations is helpful, especially considering that, while all of these thinkers are xmeritopia, 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.

For the utopians, modern and olden, the individual is one-dimensional—selfish. The book was well worth my time; it has ameritoia me to sharpen my perspective of what it really means to be a conservative.

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