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  • The Strange Death of Europe

  • Immigration, Identity, Islam
  • By: Douglas Murray
  • Narrated by: Robert Davies
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,603
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,452
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,445

The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth rates, mass immigration, and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their own comprehensive alteration as a society and an eventual end.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Disturbing dystopian preview of tidal wave

  • By smarmer on 11-10-17

Brilliant<br />

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-19

Mixing the chronological development of the recent European immigration crisis with unique analysis of European culture; this is one of the most important chronicles of the decay of western civilization in print.

  • Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market - Scholar's Edition

  • By: Murray N. Rothbard
  • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
  • Length: 57 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 81

Murray N. Rothbard's great treatise, Man, Economy, and State, and its complementary text, Power and Market, are here combined into a single audiobook edition as they were written to be. It provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory, a reconstruction of many aspects of that theory, a rigorous criticism of alternative schools, and an inspiring look at a science of liberty that concerns nearly everything and should concern everyone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Austrian Economics

  • By Greek Samiotis on 04-13-16

Terrible narrator!

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-26-18

I really wanted to learn Rothbard's approach to economics, so I stuck with it, but the narrator has a low grating voice like an old lawn mower. its doubly hard to listen to because Murray repeatedly uses long lists of comparative values, mostly barrels of fish for horses, instead of explaining the idea with real life data.

  • The Great Good Thing

  • A Secular Jew Comes to Faith in Christ
  • By: Andrew Klavan
  • Narrated by: Andrew Klavan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 953
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 873
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 872

How did a New York-born, Jewish, former-atheist novelist and screenwriter - a winner of multiple Edgar Awards, whose books became films with Clint Eastwood and Michael Douglas - find himself at the age of 50 being baptized and confessing Jesus as Lord? That's a tale worth telling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Profound and Beautiful

  • By Jason Hague on 09-30-16

A Jew's love of Klavan despite the avoda zara

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-03-18

The universal truth of the story to me is not the conclusion of the author, rather the messages along the way. Klavan portrays how diaspora Judaism in its materialist redefinition in the "new world" has sullied the sublime splendor of our ancient wisdom and traditions to the extent that those pure of heart amongst its descendants cannot fathom its validity. To fail to recognise that the only way to truly understand Western civilisation is to study the depths of Jewish wisdom as it was manifested by the generations of Jewish saints and scholars (far greater than all of the Nobel prize winners/politician/Hollywood moguls etc put together) is a logical fault that can only be blamed on the putrid smell of the rotting bones of diaspora Judaism.
Saying that, Klavan's journey of self knowledge gained through listening to the inner voice of Western Christian civilisation, amidst the nihilistic noise of post-modern mayhem, is greatly needed. Not just an individual metaphoric logos but an intimate connection to the divine developed and embodied through human history and traditions...almost like Judaism just a shtikel idolatrous.
On his show Klavan has said that he usually doesn't like movie sequels because they never do justice to the original premise..."The Gospals"- worst sequels EVER.

  • The Conservative Mind

  • From Burke to Eliot
  • By: Russell Kirk
  • Narrated by: Phillip Davidson
  • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 170
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 119
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 118

Kirk defines "the conservative mind" by examining such brilliant men as Edmund Burke, James Fenimore Cooper, Alexis de Tocqueville, John Quincy Adams, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benjamin Disraeli, Cardinal Newman, George Santayana, and finally, T.S. Eliot. Vigorously written, the book represents conservatism as an ideology born of sound intellectual traditions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Christian view of property rights

  • By John on 11-29-11

clear and concise<br />

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Reviewed: 07-05-16

a must listen for all those who search for hope amidst the modern chaos of lost identity and liberal tyrany.

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