For Bloom, the moral vacuum created by liberalism inside the souls of Americans was filled by demagogic radicals in the ’60s similar to the Nazi Brownshirts who in the ’20s and ’30s filled the breach created in German society by the Weimar Republic. Bloom further argued that liberal values of philosophy and reason understood as freedom of thought, had been hijacked by relativism, a pseudo-philosophy or ideology of thought, which Bloom identified as the primary aspect of modern liberal philosophy responsible for sabotaging the Socratic-Platonic worldview, logic and canonical teachings.
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Ellis Washington is a former staff editor of the Michigan Law Review and law clerk at the Rutherford Institute. He is an adjunct professor at the National Paralegal College where he teaches Constitutional Law, Legal Ethics, Contracts and Advanced Legal Writing.
A founding board member of Salt and Light Global, Washington is a co-host on "Joshua's Trial," a radio show of Christian conservative thought.
A graduate of John Marshall Law School and post-grad work at Harvard Law School, his latest law review articles include: "Nigger Manifesto: Ideological Racism inside the American Academy" (forthcoming) and "Social Darwinism in Nazi Family and Inheritance Law."
Washington's latest book is a 2-volume collection of 230 essays and Socratic dialogues – "The Progressive Revolution" (University Press of America, 2013). Visit his new law blog, NiggerManifesto.com (formerly EllisWashingtonReport.com), an essential repository dedicated to educating the next generation of young conservative intellectuals.