The Death of Right and Wrong: Exposing the Left’s Assault on Our Culture and Values. By Tammy Bruce. Roseville, CA: Prima Publishing, 2003. 341 pp. Cloth. $25.95.
This is one of the best books I’ve read in years. Yet it is not a Christian book. Nor is the author a Christian. In fact, Tammy Bruce is an avowed lesbian and former President of the LA Chapter of NOW and former national board member for NOW.
Though a feminist and lesbian, she criticizes feminism and the gay agenda, saying they have lost their way. Originally NOW fought for equal rights for women. Today it fights for supremacy and domination. Originally the gay movement fought against abuse and mistreatment. Today the gay movement wants special privileges.
There are literally hundreds of illustrations in this book that will leave you gob smacked. That’s an expression I just learned while in England. It means your mouth will drop because you will be shocked.
I thought rap music wasn’t very good, but that it was okay. Bruce shows that it is terribly evil and moving kids to rape and murder and brutality.
I thought movies and TV and the media had a liberal agenda, but their effectiveness was fairly small. Bruce shows that I highly underestimated their influence and power in our society.
The author reveals how secular universities today are teaching kids to check their brains at the entrance of the school. Big name schools like Berkeley and Ivy League Universities are some of the worst culprits.
She also gives examples of liberal judges making unbelievable rulings.
This book will make you mad and sad at the same time. It will help you apply 2 Pet 2:8, for you will be more tormented by the wickedness around us after you read this book. And that is a good thing. For society is trying to desensitize us to sin. This book exposes that agenda and goes a long way toward restoring our sensitivity to sin.
Let’s pray for the author to come to faith. If you read this book, you will see why I have such high regard for her.
Robert N. Wilkin
Journal of the Grace Evangelical Society