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The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro
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Shapiro frames sharp criticism against our current cultural hatred of the very principles that built our culture. However, his call to return to Jerusalem and Athens, as representing virtue and reason, is not enough. He suggests that virtue and reason have worked to give us great things, and that is sort of true. But they worked, to the degree they did, among men who worshipped the Triune God (of Christianity). The eternal Creator and Redeemer is the only transcendent grounds for caring about virtue and reason. Without submission to Him, haters gonna hate, even when the hate destroys them.

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May 2, 2019 – Started Reading
May 2, 2019 – Shelved
August 29, 2019 – Finished Reading
September 18, 2019 – Shelved as: culture
September 18, 2019 – Shelved as: kindle
September 18, 2019 – Shelved as: politics
September 18, 2019 – Shelved as: philosophy

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