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Walter Truett Anderson

Journalist, futurist, author of Reality Isn't What it Used to Be and Rethinking Liberalism

The conservative indictment [of the abandonment of fundamental values in society] is correct, and yet the strategy that logically follows from it -- to rebuild consensus, to get a core of standard values and beliefs in place in every American mind -- is doomed to fail. To see that you only need to look at the variety of things being offered by people who are in favour of some such consensus building.

1990 - from Reality: Isn't What It Used To Be, Harper