The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West

The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West

In the aftermath of World War II, America stood alone as the world's premier military power. Yet its martial confidence contrasted vividly with its sense of cultural inferiority. Still looking to a defeated and dispirited Europe for intellectual and artistic guidance, the burgeoning transnational elite in New York and Washington embraced not only the war's refugees, but many of their ideas as well, and nothing has proven more pernicious than those of the Frankfurt School and its reactionary philosophy of "critical theory." Meira →