Ed Driscoll

IMMANENTIZING THE ESCHATON

Thomas Sowell compares India to the US, and concludes, “The key to the denigrators is that they do not compare the United States to other countries but to the Utopia in their imagination. Those who do this seem not to understand that it was the attempt to create political heaven in the 20th century that lead to the unprecedented hell of totalitarianism”. Read the whole thing.

(And then click over here if you’ve never heard the phrase, “immanentizing the eschaton” before!)