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If you are a balanced individual of the Western consensus, and you want a book that crystallises your ideas and provides intellectual justification for your prejudices, if you believe with a sinking heart that much of modern philosophy and social science is no more than the raucous parroting of evident untruths, then this is the book for you.
If, however, you look for prediction, new insights or full explanations, then you will finish this book with a sense of disappointment. But you will finish it, because it is very well written, with a profound understanding of, and love of humanity and all its foibles. And it does put a new spin on old insights.
Fukuyama’s thesis is… Read more