Malicious Marcuse

In the September issue of New Criterion, the critical doctor effectively excoriates the malicious marxist, Herbert Marcuse, whose pernicious work with the Frankfurt School haunts the West to this day.

If Marcuse is still worth reading today, it is not because of the merit of his ideas, but because, as I have mentioned, he was a prophet of sorts. It seems that some of the very people in whom he placed his hope to institute his utopia—the disaffected intellectuals, the racial and sexual activists, the marginals of various kinds—are intent upon creating the very kind of unidimensional man, thoroughly indoctrinated and unable to think for himself, who Marcuse thought were overwhelmingly prominent in the America of his time.

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