E educated Henry Miller a pure american wrote while living abroad in France that USA is an ideology than a country And clearly this is becoming and true with increasing immigrationI am not American I
am a Canadian looking at the so called greatest country in the world Well wake up dudes a Canadian looking at the so called greatest country in the world Well wake up dudes interesting Reviews how it was written edited shaped and improved by a committee The author points out that and improved by a committee The author points out that was considered as important as liberty and after all if there is not complete euality there is no liberty either It was written to the artisan and farmer class to fight for the Tom Paine did a better ob of that and promised euality than the wealthy white class was willing to grant the case yet today but it does state the basic principles on which the Constitution was based This is an excellent study on the Declaration It is an intense work best read in a stiff straight back chair in a uiet room with some stimulants close at hand It is well worth the effor. She boldly makes the case that the Declaration is a document as much about political euality as about individual liberty Beautifully illustrated throughout Our Declaration is an uncommonly elegant incisive and often poetic primer on Americas cardinal text David M Kennedy. Well written but I
think Allen brought a lot of baggage into her writing At times it seems her conclusions are what she Allen brought a lot of baggage into her writing At times it seems her conclusions are what she the Declaration to say rather that what it actually says It reminds me of how I would write a high school paper pick the thesis then look for evidence to support itThat s not to say this isn t well researched I think it s superbly organized and makes many informed conclusions based on the facts It s ust that she occasionally makes assertions regarding the framers intent with some weak support Great background if you are serious about understanding the DI Not hard to read but a detailed description Well worth your time An important document which has influenced people and governments around the world The book is used in college classes and could be used in high school I taught US Gov t in HS for 35 years You don t need to be a scholar to read this book but it s uality reaches that level This is one of the most powerful books anybody can read because not onl. Featured on the front page of the New York Times Our Declaration is already regarded as a seminal work that Featured on the front page of the New York Times Our Declaration is already regarded as a seminal work that the promise of American democracy through our founding text Combining a personal account of teaching the Declaration
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it also explains why political euality must come first before considerations ofalso explains why political euality must come first before considerations of or liberty are considered The diagnosis of the Declaration of Independence that Danielle Allen and her
students also draws our attention to how lacking our CURRENT WORLD IS IN PERMITTING THE GENUINE EXPRESSION OF world is in permitting the genuine expression of draws our attention to how lacking our current world is in permitting the genuine expression of euality Ultimately such lack has to be laid at the door of a moral deficiency in a small but powerful percentage of the world s population who are unable to sufficiently extend empathy and nurturance to others because they never received sufficient of it themselves This is an excellent deep dive into the Declaration of Independence I recommend this book to everyone This book is a must read for anyone interested in freedom and euality Danielle Allen is amazing at presenting background information on this subject Well so few American know its real content Not a big surprise Do you really think that Americans ar. Onial world between and Allen a political philosopher renowned for her work on ustice and citizenship reveals our nations founding text to be an animating force that not only changed the worldthan two hundred years ago but also still can Challenging conventional wisdom. .