By Charles A. Beard
This well-known study — probably the most influential within the sector of yank fiscal history — introduced a halt to Americans' uncritical reverence for his or her country's progressive earlier. wondering the Founding Fathers' motivations in drafting the structure, it seen the consequences as a made of financial self-interest. might be the main arguable books of its time.
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In other words, the availability of reason to us (our capacity to think) is the same thing as our acceptance of the imperfection of our world. Part II 3 The Flight from Reason I n the previous chapter, I considered how the form desire takes affects our access to reason as a way of organizing thought processes and especially how the destructive forms of desire tend to block the reasoning process. I now turn to a salient example of the flight from reason in politics. My example is the 2004 election campaign and the attack on thinking that played such a large role in it.
Evil, then, is a suitable target for destructive impulses, indeed it is the ultimate suitable target. By legitimating hate, we make it something other than hate, and we assure that in hating the enemy we do not become hateful, which is to say evil, ourselves. Legitimating hate begins with the redefinition of hate as the demand for justice and then continues as the redefinition of acts of hate as acts aimed at eliminating evil. * * * 48 POLITICS WITHOUT REASON The world of good and evil is a simple world, one in which we are not confused about what to think and what to do.
An alternative interpretation of the ad that would not exclude suburban voters is that the contrast between a veterinarian and a lawyer is meant to suggest something about the compassion and trustworthiness of the two candidates by playing on the presumably widespread distrust of lawyers, and the sense that people who care for animals are good people. We need not, of course, exclude this possibility. Nothing about political campaigns requires that they offer the voter a single message, or even a consistent set of messages.
An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States by Charles A. Beard