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The Toynbee Factor in British Grand Strategy
The Toynbee Factor in British Grand Strategy

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Product Code: EIRSP-1982-9-0-0
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by LaRouche Jr., Lyndon Hermyle (Author)


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  • Publisher: Independently published (March 19, 2018)

  • Language: English

  • ISBN-10: 1980595925

  • ISBN-13: 978-1980595922

  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches

  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds

This strategic study was written by Lyndon LaRouche in 1982 to warn Americans about the way in which the British Empire had set about to subtly change both American culture and Americans' perceptions of other cultures in such a way as to produce unnecessary continuous conflict. It is an old game. The intended result would be the downfall of all of the players; although, among the fallen, the British gamemasters would expect to remain on top.

No analyst nor government could possibly have a competent strategic assessment today unless it understood the significance of historian Arnold Toynbee’s rather long tenure at the head of the British foreign-intelligence service. . . . .

We, fools that we are, are induced to believe usually that we developed our foreign policies through thorough assessment of a massive ingathering of intelligence. . . .”

Yet, without an historical view from above, we have been constantly suckered into one or another disaster.

We must see that process as if it were a drama unfolding to our observation on a stage, and we for a moment here, reading this report, are directing our consciousness to see our own consciousness elaborated on that stage . . . .”

When the proper acquaintance with Shakespeare was ripped out of our schools’ curricula, what our nation lost was persons adequately developed to become future citizens of this republic. Without Shakespeare, Milton and Shelley in our secondary schools, those schools will produce chiefly eternally adolescent functional illiterates or worse . . . . these works represent a distillation of those aspects of our English-speaking culture by means of which true citizens are produced . . . .”

Finally, Mr. LaRouche presents an outline for a foreign policy of which Benjamin Franklin would have been proud—a foreign policy based upon mutual respect and cooperative physical development.