TITLE

The Crisis of Modernity

AUTHOR(S)
Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Erik V.
PUB. DATE
September 1977
SOURCE
National Review;9/30/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 38, p1117
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article asserts that Europeans have always been uneasy about modernity. It is argued that the belief that man can do, produce, manage, and manipulate everything under the sun, is undergoing a crisis. The leftists criticize technology as a manifestation of capitalism. However, they forget that pollution and the robot-like work of the assembly line are just as much a part of state-capitalism. Moreover, the issue of atomic power plants is also dividing the citizenry along various lines. The Social Democratic and Socialist Parties in Germany and Austria are just as much in favor of them as the industrial leaders.
ACCESSION #
6056443

 

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