“Progressives believe that progress is inevitable and that history has a direction and purpose…but such theories have no basis in history or reality”

WASHINGTON TIMES
The advance of illiberal world disorder
by Clifford D. May
November 6, 2018

You don’t know much about history if you don’t know this: “Until 1945 the story of humankind going back thousands of years was a long tale of war, tyranny, and poverty. Moments of peace were fleeting, democracy so rare as to seem almost accidental, and prosperity the luxury of the powerful few.” That quote is from the opening chapter of Robert Kagan’s new book: “The Jungle Grows Back: America and Our Imperiled World.” A few words about Mr. Kagan: He is a senior fellow at the liberal Brookings Institution, he writes a column for the liberal Washington Post, and the liberal New York Times recently called him a “conservative American thinker.” READ MORE

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