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From: National Review
Rousseau's advocacy of allowing personal feelings to guide actions and values has influenced trends in socially irresponsible behavior. The need for self-indulgence has undermined the importance of self-control. Individual primitivism ultimately results in disregard for social priorities.
I DON'T make New Year's resolutions but I do make lists, e.g., People I'd Shoot If They Weren't Already Dead.
Seeing how much of our social degeneration can be traced back to Jean-Jacques Rousseau is like seeing how many words can be formed from antidisestablishmentarianism. In both cases the ...
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