America Alone

America Alone

The End of the World as We Know It

eBook - 2006
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In his first major book, concervative columnist Steyn takes on the anti-Americanism that fuels both Old Europe and radical Islam. America, Steyn argues, will have to stand alone. The future, Steyn shows, belongs to the fecund and the confident. The Islamists are both, while the West--wedded to a multiculturalism that undercuts its own confidence, a welfare state that nudges it toward sloth and self-indulgence, and a childlessness that consigns it to oblivion--is looking ever more like the ruins of a civilization. Europe is almost certainly a goner. The future, if the West has one, belongs to America alone--with maybe its cousins in brave Australia. But America can survive, prosper, and defend its freedom only if it continues to believe in itself, in the sturdier virtues of self-reliance (not government), in the centrality of family, and in the conviction that our country really is the world's last best hope.--From publisher description.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Pub. ; Lanham, MD : Distributed to the trade by National Book Network, Ă2006
ISBN: 9781596980310
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxx, 224 pages)


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Apr 02, 2018

Did not like the author's style of writing. Not funny and overly melodramatic. Interesting points are brought up and they are especially prescient given this was written in 2006. If only more people had taken heed back then we may have been able to stop the rise of Islamofascism.

Jun 12, 2015

a reference to the author: . . . “Christian Terrorism and Islamophobia” . . . by Sam Harris . . .

Mar 23, 2015

Anyone without the capacity to think for himself will love having his thinking provided for him by this author.

EuSei Oct 09, 2012

As always, Mr. Steyn hits it bull's eye! Although this book is a bit old, it has everything to do with what we are experiencing today in this country and around the world. There is an excellent interview with him here: ): NOTICE: Attempts to censor (“Report this”) my comments will be fiercely fought under the aegis of American Libraries’ beloved principles: Freedom of Speech, Freedom to Read, Intellectual Freedom.

Aug 04, 2011

Mark Steyn has taken time to put together an understanding of what radical Islam is trying to do to the world.

Nov 11, 2010

Awesome. Recommended to Finn

tomato Jan 25, 2009

Extremely interesting and disturbing. Makes you think.

Jul 17, 2008

Controversial book. Lively writing. Although the argument is over the top, it raises a number of questions to think deeply about.

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