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The Right Side of History

How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great

By Ben Shapiro
13-minute read
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The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro

The Right Side of History (2019) is both a rousing defense of Western civilization and a handy guide to the religious and philosophical thinking that underpins it. It explores the centuries of thought that have helped build and sustain the West, and seeks to understand and dispel more recent threats to that way of thinking.

  • People interested in the history of philosophy
  • Those searching for a conservative guide to today’s world
  • People skeptical about contemporary left-of-center political thought

Ben Shapiro is one of the leading conservative commentators in the United States today. His podcast, The Ben Shapiro Show, is the nation’s top conservative podcast. He is a New York Times best-selling author of titles including Primetime Propaganda and The People Vs. Barack Obama.

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The Right Side of History

How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great

By Ben Shapiro
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The Right Side of History (2019) is both a rousing defense of Western civilization and a handy guide to the religious and philosophical thinking that underpins it. It explores the centuries of thought that have helped build and sustain the West, and seeks to understand and dispel more recent threats to that way of thinking.

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True happiness is derived not from pleasure but from moral purpose.

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