Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||M.M. Thomas ; foreword by V.M. Tarkunde.|
|LC Classifications||DS480.852 .T46|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 127 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||127|
|LC Control Number||80900539|
Our Malady Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary. From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller On Tyranny comes an impassioned condemnation of America's coronavirus response and an urgent call to rethink health and freedom. As I walked into my local library toward the new release shelf, this little book seemingly screamed, “Read ME!” Flipping to the back of the book cover I read these words: "The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. The Book of Judges tells us of many freedom fighters against those who oppressed and enslaved Israel: Ehud, Gideon, Deborah and Barak, Samson, Samuel, and others whom God sent to free His people from tyranny. BOOK REVIEW: An idiot’s guide to tyranny: Some thoughts about Timothy’s Snyder’s ‘On Tyranny’ “Americans today are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy yield to fascism, Nazism, or communism in the twentieth century. Our one advantage is that we might learn from their experience. Now is a good time to do so.”.
BOOK BY TIMOTHY SNYDER TIM DUGGAN BOOKS, PP.; $ (PAPERBACK) $ (KINDLE) Yale historian Timothy Snyder has written a book on all matters concerning state tyranny—how it comes to be, what to look out for, and how to resist it. Some of his worries are plainly obvious (“Any election can be the last”), [ ]. This book is a warning against the latter case. It gives twenty markers of tyranny in its infancy – twenty changes to identify and oppose. The book was published primarily in response to the presidency of Trump, but also in response to the many populist and far-right movements that seem to be springing up all over the globe/5(K). In fact, this very book — easily the most compelling volume among the early resistance literature emerging in response to Trump — took inspiration from a . “The Tyranny of Merit” is like a brilliant response to that misguided but well-meaning math teacher from the viewpoint, as it were, of a kid in some back-row seat of any classroom in a Rust.
Timothy Snyder’s incisive book, On Tyranny, aims to distill enduring lessons from the twentieth century on the rise and functioning of tyranny — and to help us preserve our freedom. This short book is very much a product of the moment. Clearly Snyder, a historian at Yale, was impelled to write the book in the wake of Trump’s rise to power. The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, I contend, represents the heart of Nabokov's artistic response to tyranny in Through the triadic unfolding of the novel and the reader's creative engagement with the text, Nabokov demonstrates that art itself triumphs over tyranny. #1 New York Times Bestseller • A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism. The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth : Crown Publishing Group. BIBLICAL EXAMPLES WHEN GODLY PEOPLE RESISTED TYRANNY. MOSES telling Pharaoh the Jews were just going to worship in the wilderness and when they left he had the people ask the Egyptians for their possessions (Exodus & ).; RAHAB helping the two Jewish spies prepare to destroy her nation (Joshua ).; DANIEL, SHADRACH, MESCHAH, & ABEDNEGO .