We're witnessing a watershed second in American cultural heritage: the sabotaging of relations and marriage. Extreme-left radicals have made their arguments and attempted various strategies, from the early 19th century to the sexual revolution of the Nineteen Sixties, yet in the end they've got the automobile to make it occur: homosexual marriage. Now, because the felony definition of marriage swiftly alterations, the floodgates are open, and the basic transformation of the yank family members will tackle new velocity and new dimensions. Efforts to redefine the relations constitution were lengthy at paintings, and there were a few influential forces at the a long way left and communist left that can't and shouldn't be overlooked in that process.
In Takedown Paul Kengor exposes those origins, beginning with Karl Marx, and strains them in the course of the sordid background of individuals like Margaret Sanger, Wilhelm Reich, Herbert Marcuse, and various '60s radicals. What have been as soon as fringe innovations became permitted by way of mainstream concept and are this day welcomed by means of many legislators and judges. Kengor notes how within the not-so-distant prior, ultra-modern leftists who're attacking conventional marriage might have loudly raised their voices yet no longer prompted any actual harm. they might were brushed off with out severe difficulty as left-wing cranks, crackpot German and Austrian atheistic philosophers and campus agitators. yet now, with formal legalization of same-sex marriage afoot, they're getting what they have sought after for generations: the literal redefinition of the family.Takedown exposes how homosexual marriage is serving as a computer virus for the a long way left to safe the ultimate takedown of marriage that it has lengthy sought after, and numerous daily americans are oblivious to the deeper forces at paintings. Takedown takes no prisoners and bluntly indicates the reader that even Karl Marx and his extra anti-marriage comrade Engels will be dumbfounded on the mere proposal that smooth americans could gladly subscribe to them of their rejection of God's layout for usual marriage and the kinfolk.
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