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CULTURAL FAILURES THAT ARE DESTROYING THE AMERICAN DREAM - A Challenge for 21st Century Parents Teachers  Politicians Boyé Lafayette de Mente

CULTURAL FAILURES THAT ARE DESTROYING THE AMERICAN DREAM - A Challenge for 21st Century Parents Teachers Politicians

Boyé Lafayette de Mente

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ISBN : 9780914778172
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Author Boy Lafayette De Mente blames male dominance, invalid and inhuman religious dogma, a new morality based on money and a political system that is dysfunctional for all of problems besetting the United States.De Mente says that the primary causeMoreAuthor Boy Lafayette De Mente blames male dominance, invalid and inhuman religious dogma, a new morality based on money and a political system that is dysfunctional for all of problems besetting the United States.De Mente says that the primary cause of the failures of human cultures since day one has been males who put power over females, tribalism, territorialism and race above the rights of people in general.As the eons passed there was a growing awareness among male leaders of the need for rules to control the animalistic attitudes and behavior of men but all of the institutions they created-including religions-continued to reflect the primitive nature of human males-and this nature is responsible for the mess the world is in today, he added.This book details the negative consequences of male dominance in every area of human endeavor, beginning with religions and including business, politics, education, entertainment and the news media, and suggests remedies for the cultural morass that threatens the American dream and imperils the rest of the world.Among the topics dealt with in the book: the harmful influence of advertising, sleaze entertainment, prostitution, the rise of pornography as a major industry, child abuse, sexual abuse, violence, the excess consumption syndrome, the ongoing anti-female dogma of religions, the growth of newspeak to control people, and the good and the bad of the Internet.One of the more unusual recommendations in the book is that parents around the world should emulate the samurai, the hereditary warrior class that ruled Japan from 1192 until the late 1860s, in educating their children. The 26 attributes samurai parents taught their children reflect wisdom that is still rare in todays world De Mente said. The 26 attributes are included in the text of the book.