Did it have to turn out like this?

[Vincent] Muñoz seems to be saying: It didn’t have to turn out this way. To which [Patrick] Deneen replies: Yes, it did.

It’s easier to see Deneen’s point when you realize that liberalism is not merely a political arrangement, but a more comprehensive way of looking at and living in the world ….

Rod Dreher

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