CMN 3105: Lecture #15 Nov 27th 2013
Neoconservatism is a fierce moralpolitical rationality that is highly regulatory and
perfectionist in outlook.
What does unite such an unholy alliance, however, is their contempt for "the left."▯ them vs left wing
This is why intellectuals who promote feminism, postmodernism, relativism, and multiculturalism are loathed
in neoconservative circles.
overtly avowed power drive, by angst about declining or crumbling status of morality within the West, and by
a concomitant moralization of a certain imagery of the West and its values"
does not really align itself with any political persuasion.
market values reign supreme above all other value systems, the goal of neoliberalism is economic
freedom from the state writ large
individuals should pretty much be entirely free
What is sayable, intelligible, or truthful is governed by neoliberal market forces.
the neoliberal project is to straigh