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The Emerging Brave New World

Glessner, Thomas

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ISBN 10: 0981495737 / ISBN 13: 9780981495736
Editorial: HighWay, 2008
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Título: The Emerging Brave New World

Editorial: HighWay

Año de publicación: 2008

Condición del libro:Good

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In his classic novel Brave New World, English writer Aldous Huxley wrote of a future where human beings are manipulated, abused and even killed for the perceived good of society. Huxley envisioned a future where human life is cheapened and easily disposed of for the benefit of a controlling elite. Christian philosopher C.S. Lewis referred to such an elite as “men without chests.” Indeed, in such a “brave new world” humanity itself is redefined to allow for the elimination of those deemed inferior.

Is Huxley’s ghoulish nightmare about to descend upon America? Will we lose control over our destiny to an elite comprised of “men without chests?”

Thomas Glessner writes of the gradual dehumanization on human beings that has invaded American culture and has accelerated at a frightening pace since the 1973 Supreme Court decision of Roe v. Wade. The subsequent dehumanization of unborn human beings and the emergence of abortion-on-demand have opened the door to a culture where humanity is redefined and those deemed of insignificant value are eliminated.

This book discusses the ongoing cultural battle between the traditional sanctity-of-life ethic, which has been the foundation of Western civilization and American culture for centuries and the modern quality-of-life ethic, which is increasingly gaining control in academia as well as the hearts and minds of the public.

Glessner challenges the Christian church to respond to the current cultural decline by placing priority upon efforts to restore the sanctity-of-life ethic in our cultural institutions. Only through such monumental efforts will the emergence of a “brave new world” be defeated.

With foreword by Senator Tom Coburn, United States Senate.

About the Author:

Thomas A. Glessner is the founder and President of the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA), a public interest law firm founded in 1993 and committed to legal counsel and training for pregnancy help centers. Thomas is listed in Who's Who In American Law and is a member of the bar associations for the United States Supreme Court, the State of Virginia and the State of Washington. As such, he has filed several friend of the court briefs in cases of major significance to the pro-life movement in the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Glessner and his wife, Laura, live in Fredericksburg, Virginia and have four children — Joshua, SaraLynn, Brannan and Jefferson.

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