From the Sept/Oct, 2017 issue of Touchstone
book reviews The New Man-Molders by Arthur W. Hunt III

Review

The New Man-Molders

The Demon in Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies
by Ryszard Legutko

reviewed by Arthur W. Hunt III

The dust was still settling in Europe in the aftermath of World War II when C. S. Lewis wrote, "The man-moulders of the new age will be armed with the powers of an omnicompetent state and an irresistible scientific technique." In The Abolition of Man he warned of the new "Conditioners," who would "cut out all posterity in what shape they pleased." In 1947 Lewis did not identify whether the levers of this . . .


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