The Resource Free People's Suicide : Sustainable Freedom and the American Future, (ebook)

Free People's Suicide : Sustainable Freedom and the American Future, (ebook)

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Free People's Suicide : Sustainable Freedom and the American Future
Title
Free People's Suicide
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Sustainable Freedom and the American Future
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eng
Summary
As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide." Abraham Lincoln Nothing is more daring in the American experiment than the founders' belief that the American republic could remain free forever. But how was this to be done, and are Americans doing it today? It is not enough for freedom to be won. It must also be sustained. Cultural observer Os Guinness argues that the American experiment in freedom is at risk. Summoning historical evidence on how democracies evolve, Guinness shows that contemporary views of freedom--most typically, a negative freedom from constraint-- are unsustainable because they undermine the conditions necessary for freedom to thrive. He calls us to reconsider the audacity of sustainable freedom and what it would take to restore it. "In the end," Guinness writes, "the ultimate threat to the American republic will be Americans. The problem is not wolves at the door but termites in the floor." The future of the republic depends on whether Americans will rise to the challenge of living up to America's unfulfilled potential for freedom, both for itself and for the world
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Midwest
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Guinness, Os
Dewey number
261.70973
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Liberty
  • Christianity
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Free People's Suicide : Sustainable Freedom and the American Future, (ebook)
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online resource
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text
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9780830866823
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12129322
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remote
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12129322
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MWT12129322
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Free People's Suicide : Sustainable Freedom and the American Future, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780830866823
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12129322
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12129322
System control number
MWT12129322
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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