Obama's Cultural Impact
Q&A Radio: Sunday, 2 June 2013, Question 2
I answered a question on Obama's cultural impact on Philosophy in Action Radio on 2 June 2013. You can listen to or download the podcast segment below – or check out the whole episode.
Will Obama's second term further damage American culture and values? I'm not as worried about the tax hikes, foreign policy, and other concrete policies of Obama's second term as I am about the cultural change that his administration will instill in society over the next four years, just as it did over the last four years. The next generation of liberals – college age kids, that is – are little socialists who repeat the phrases like "social justice" and "fair share." Is such cultural change a genuine problem? If so, what can be done to combat it?
My Answer, In Brief: Obama has reinvigorated the left, but he was merely capitalizing on cultural trends. To fight that, people need to become better advocates of rational principles, as well as support the effective advocates thereof.
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