A Heretic's Manifesto: Essays on the Unsayable (Paperback)

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Can a woman have a penis? Is the West forever stained by racism? Are we all going to die from climate change? To the liberal establishment of London, New York or Sydney, the answer to all of these questions is 'Yes'. And anyone who disagrees is a racist, climate-denying transphobe." Our elites have become convinced of some very strange and extreme ideas. And yet there is precious little pushback against them. Critics are cowed by the threat of shaming, cancellation, even arrest. The new orthodoxies of our age are risible, and yet the space for dissent is shrinking. We need more heretics. Throughout history, it has been those brave enough to puncture the prevailing groupthink who have propelled society forward. But they are in shockingly short supply today. In this collection of original essays, Brendan O'Neill remakes the case for heresy - and commits a few heresies of his own along the way.

About the Author

Brendan O'Neill is the chief political writer for spiked magazine, based in London. He was spiked's editor from 2007 to 2021. He hosts the weekly podcast "The Brendan O'Neill Show". His writing has appeared in the Spectator, the Sun and the Australian. His previous collections of essays include A Duty to Offend and Anti-Woke.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781913019860
ISBN-10: 1913019861
Publisher: London School of Economics and Political Scie
Publication Date: June 5th, 2023
Pages: 184
Language: English