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The Secret Knowledge: On the Dismantling of American Culture Summary
David Mamet

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David Mamet is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. His most famous work, Glengarry Glen Ross, was both a successful play and movie. Like many Jews of his time, David was raised as a Liberal Democrat. As time passed, Mamet began to question his Liberal roots. He questioned why Liberals seemed to support the "Arab cause," and applied a moral equivalency to the conflict between the Arabs and Israelis.

After identifying most of his life with Democratic and Liberal tenets, in his later years he completely transformed into a Conservative. He felt that the policies of Conservatives more closely followed the ideas laid out in the US Constitution. Further, he came to the conclusion that if the Liberals were allowed to gain control over the government for an extended period of time, it would be the ruination of the country. After coming to his own reckoning about the political...

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