Book Review: “Shame” — Racism and the Sins of Paternalistic Liberalism

April 8, 2015
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According to Shelby Steele, white liberals “dissociate” themselves from the past sins of white America by subscribing to the “poetic truth” that the United States is “characterologically evil.”

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Film Review: Of Sex and “Shame”

December 29, 2011
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Director Steve McQueen’s skillful exploration of troubled human behavior and his use of New York as a psychological landscape make “Shame” off-putting to watch, while at the same time it draws us in. We have no moral compass beyond our own attitudes to ambiguous contemporary sexual mores.

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