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The Quest for Cosmic Justice
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Free Pr
Publication date January 8, 2002
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780684864631
ISBN-10 0684864630
Dimensions 0.75 by 5.75 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $16.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This is not a comforting book -- it is a book about disturbing issues that are urgently important today and enduringly critical for the future. It rejects both "merit" and historical redress as principles for guiding public policy. It shows how "peace" movements have led to war and to needless casualties in those wars. It argues that "equality" is neither right nor wrong, but meaningless.
The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting inequality, and how the tyranny of social visions prevents many people from confronting the actual consequences of their own beliefs and policies. Those consequences include the steady and dangerous erosion of the fundamental principles of freedom -- and the quiet repeal of the American revolution.

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