Techno-Politics

Victor Davis Hanson Show

Listeners Ask Questions: Part 2

 Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler field more listener questions, answers to which include a critique of technocracy and address the current crisis of demography. Share This

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The Progressive Paradigms Lost

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine  The progressive mind functions in terms of fossilized paradigms into which every crisis and problem are fitted, no matter how many qualifying or contradictory facts are left behind. These paradigms are part of a worldview, a picture of human existence that gives it coherence and meaning, and a narrative …

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ObamaCare and the Techocratic Abyss

by Bruce S. Thornton // FrontPage Magazine The continuing disaster of the Obamacare website, like the law itself, illustrates one of the biggest bad ideas of the Progressive movement, one that reflects a central assumption of modernity: that new knowledge is now available that will allow an elite of technicians to order society more justly …

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Do We Need Politicians Who Are Smart or Virtuous?

by Bruce S. Thornton Advancing a Free Society “The president isn’t very bright,” Bret Stephens writes in The Wall Street Journal, an assessment that raises an important question: Is “intelligence” necessary in a president? Share This

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