A Whirlwind Gallop through History with Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro portrait by Gage Skidmore; book cover via Amazon
A public service — and smashing great read — for twentysomethings and others

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he name Ben Shapiro may not be the first that comes to mind when you think of a mollifying, uniting figure. But he really does make a sincere effort to find common ground between two hostile sides when he suggests that religion as well as reason fueled Western human advancement. Or, as he might put it, we are all children of both Athens and Jerusalem.

Shapiro’s latest book, How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps, has just been published, which reminded me I hadn’t yet finished his previous one, The Right Side of History, which appeared in paperback earlier this

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