Unformatted text preview: Conservatism holds that: 7. …society is too complex to be understood (and to be re-engineered) by humans (T/F) 8…. human nature is fundamentally good. (T/F) 9. If the university was a more democratic institution, then professors would likely assign more readings from the NY Times Best Sellers List. (T/F) 10. According to some policy makers, the US invasion of Iraq sought to liberate the people of that country from a tyrannical regime and to transform the country into a modern democracy. US policy makers expected that Iraqis would embrace them as liberators; instead US forces have encountered significant resistance to the transformation. US soldiers now find themselves fighting the very people they seek to liberate. One way to characterize this situation is to say that the US is “forcing the Iraqis to be ____________.”...
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- Spring '08
- Democracy, Age of Enlightenment, False consciousness, New York Times Best Seller list, Prof. Klein Fall