From the Writings of David Horowitz: April 15, 2010


Totalitarianism is the possession of reality by a political Idea — the Idea of the socialist kingdom of heaven on earth, the redemption of humanity by political force. To radical believers this Idea is so beautiful it is like God Himself. It provides the meaning of a radical life. It is the solution that makes [...]

From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 14, 2010


“…it is the unity of interest and the equality of condition…that are the all-consuming goals of the modern Left. To suppress human nature and human difference is,in essence, the Left’s utopian ambition – an ambition that requires the totalitarian state.”
– The Politics of Bad Faith, p. 148
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From the Writings of David Horowitz: March 3, 2010


“No left-wing theorist has seriously confronted the origins of Stalinism in Lenin and Marx, or come to terms with the fact that every successful Marxism resulted in a totalitarian state.”
– The Politics of Bad Faith

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: February 13, 2010


“For two centuries, the socialist idea – the future promise that justifies the present sacrifice – has functioned as a blank check for the violence and injustice associated with efforts to achieve it”
– The Politics of Bad Faith
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From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 23, 2009


Another of my books, “The Politics of Bad Faith,” was recently published in paperback. It consists of my intellectual framework for rejecting the left, and therefore examines the main political issues confronting my generation — the Cold War, the question of socialism and whether the ideals of the left are implicated in the crimes that [...]

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 15, 2009


Dear Ralph,
It has been over a decade since this silence as durable as an iron curtain descended between us. In these circumstances, I have had to depend on others to learn how you regard me these days: how, at a recent social gathering, you referred to me as “one of the two tragedies of the [...]

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From the Pen of David Horowitz: October 6, 2009


So powerful is the hold of the progressive faith, however, that Lerner too is finally unable to break its hold. This, despite the fact that it has been the basis for her lifelong commitment to a monstrous cause. “Like all true believers, I believed as I did because I needed to believe: in a [...]