New American Essentialism and American Cynical Realism: A Psychodynamic View of Ideology

The traditional labels of “liberal” and “conservative” apply only haphazardly to the actual beliefs and ideological systems held by most Americans today. I propose a new explanatory dichotomy based on mass individual emotional responses converging on two identifiable and well-formed collective ideological trends. Americans today lives in an age when history is occurring much faster […]