The Tyranny of Guilt: An Essay on Western Masochism

The Tyranny of Guilt: An Essay on Western Masochism

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Fascism, communism, genocide, slavery, racism, imperialism--the West has no shortage of reasons for guilt. And, indeed, since the Holocaust and the end of World War II, Europeans in particular have been consumed by remorse. But Pascal Bruckner argues that guilt has now gone too far. It has become a pathology, and even an obstacle to fighting today's atrocities. Bruckner, one of France's leading writers and public intellectuals, argues that obsessive guilt has obscured… (more)

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Publisher: Princeton University Press (February 01, 2010)

Format: EPUB

File size: 426 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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