A 'Bronze Age Mindset' Won't Save Us From Leviathan

A 'Bronze Age Mindset' Won't Save Us From Leviathan

In a recent article in The Claremont Review of Books, Michael Anton says that conventional conservatism does not appeal to American youth. “It's been evident for a while, at least to me, that conventional conservatism no longer holds much purchase with large swaths of the under 40, and especially under 30, crowd. Tax cuts, deregulation, trade giveaways, Russophobia, democracy wars, and open borders are not, to say the least, getting the kids riled up.”

Anton reviews with great care a book by “Bronze Age Pervert” called Bronze Age Mindset. Although he does not agree with the book, Anton understands its appeal to dissatisfied young people. “The reason this book is important is because it speaks directly to a youthful dissatisfaction (especially among white males) with equality as propagandized and imposed in our day: a hectoring, vindictive, resentful, levelling, hypocritical equality that punishes excellence and publicly denies all difference while at the same time elevating and enriching a decadent, incompetent, and corrupt elite.”

Read Full Article »
Comment
Show comments Hide Comments

Related Articles