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With three straight #1 bestsellers and more than 4 million copies of his books in print, the most powerful traditional force in the American media now takes off his gloves in the ongoing struggle for Americas heart and soul.

Bill OReilly is the very embodiment of the idea of a Culture Warrior—and in this book he lives up to the title brilliantly, with all the brashness and forthrightness at his command. He sees that America is in the midst of a fierce culture war between those who embrace traditional values and those who want to change America into a “secular-progressive” country. This is a conflict that differs in many ways from the usual liberal/conservative divide, but it is no less heated, and the stakes are even higher.

In Culture Warrior, Bill OReilly defines this war and analyzes the competing philosophies of the traditionalist and secular-progressive camps. He examines why the nations motto “E Pluribus Unum” (“From Many, One”) might change to “What About Me?”; dissects the forces driving the secular-progressive agenda in the media and behind the scenes, including George Soros, George Lakoff, and the ACLU; and dives into matters of race, education, and the war on terror. He also shows how the culture war has played out in such high-profile instances as The Passion of the Christ, Fahrenheit 9/11, the abuse epidemic (child and otherwise), and the embattled place of religion in public life—with special emphasis on the war against Christmas. Whatever controversies are roiling the nation, he fearlessly confronts them—and no one will be in the dark about which side hes on.

Culture Warrior showcases Bill OReilly at his most eloquent and impassioned. He is an unrelenting fighter for the soul of America, and in this book he fights the good fight for the traditional values that have served this country so well for so long.

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BILL OREILLY, a two-time Emmy Award winner for excellence in reporting, served as national correspondent for ABC News and as anchor of the nationally syndicated news magazine program Inside Edition before becoming executive producer and anchor of Fox Newss wildly popular The OReilly Factor. He is author of the mega-bestsellers The OReilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, and Whos Looking Out for You?, as well as The OReilly Factor for Kids and the novel Those Who Trespass. He holds masters degrees from Harvards Kennedy School of Government and Boston University.

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STEPCON, November 28, 2007 (view all comments by STEPCON)

The first time I ever encountered the notion of “culture fascism” was from Pat Buchanan. He was polemicizing on the decline of “American culture.” Bemoaning the dilution of culture by concepts like “Afrocentrism” in schools. I discounted it then as ignorant WASPish ranting and gave it no further consideration. I did not bother to put a name to the concept assuming that no rational individual would ever give it more than a cursory consideration before realizing its ultimate futility. Later, it reappeared in the writings of a noted Japanese professor at Wayne State University who published the hypothesis that “assimilation is equivalent to cultural death.” The fact that the man was a noted expert in the field of culture was disturbing but not of great significance.
Bill O’Reilly of Fox’s “O’Reilly Factor,” has now put the great weight of his considerable media influence behind the concept in the form of his recent publication “Culture Warrior.” I have not read the book. I wouldn’t pay money for something that carries the suggestion of such blatant bigotry.
The fact is that assimilation is the most essential element to cultural life and vigor. Without constant assimilation and adaptation, any culture is doomed. History is filled with examples of cultures that believing themselves to have achieved the ultimate position in world, refused to further assimilate and perished. Once a culture deems itself superior, spurning any contribution from what it determines to be an inferior culture it inevitably declines.
American culture is a perfect example of a culture that gained a position of world prominence primarily by the action of assimilation. America was built by the agglomeration of a multitude of cultures. It grew in a harsh environment in which non-functional elements were quickly discarded and replaced by elements exhibiting greater utility. Whether those elements were Italian, African, Chinese or American Native, the critical factor was functionality. Substance ruled form. This was a radical change from the myriad of older European and Asian cultures that had over the centuries become encumbered by a complex assemblage of rituals and hierarchies that served only to preserve the past rather than to adapt to the future.
The advantage that America possessed was the presence of an unprecedented multiculturalism; a societal heterogeny like no other in history. This was true assimilation.
Assimilation in this form is a form of equilibrium. Any scientist familiar with the term “equilibrium” understands that it is ultimately a relationship of exchange. Chemists understand equilibrium to function as a rate of exchange based primarily on conditions like energy and reagent concentration. In laymen’s terms that can be approximated as how much stuff is there and how hot it is. Extending the analogy, American culture acquired more and more substance until it reversed the greater flow of equilibrium. Rather than primarily absorbing elements from other cultures it became primarily a donor culture. That isn’t a bad or unhealthy thing. It is entirely natural based on the mass action of the cultural equilibrium. The disease comes in the form of the chauvinism propounded by Buchanan, O’Reilly and others.
Now O’Reilly’s warriors want to discard the process that has made America the great nation that it has become. These culture fascists would have us believe that America was birthed fully form into the nation that we now know.
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Oreilly, Bill
Broadway Books
O'Reilly, Bill
Public Policy - Cultural Policy
Political Ideologies - Conservatism & Liberalism
Mass media
Social values
United States Social conditions 1980-
Social values -- United States.
Politics - General
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