Trump and the ‘Fourth Turning’ of America

An old high school chum bought this book and sent it to me. Told me I had to read it. Slowly but surely I did, and Dr. E has laid out the book in concise and easy understanding. She’s right!

Fellowship of the Minds

In their 1997 book, The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy – What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous With Destiny, authors William Strauss and Neil Howedescribe the history of America — the 13 colonies and the United States — as a fourfold cycle of generational types. People in a particular age group tend to share a distinct set of beliefs, attitudes, values and behaviors because they all grew up and came of age during a particular period in history. Strauss and Howe maintained that every 80 years American history has been marked by a crisis or “fourth turning” that destroyed an old order and created a new one. Reportedly, Steve Bannon, President Trump’s former chief strategist and senior counselor, is a proponent of the “fourth turning” idea.

Jay Weidner is a filmmaker, author and radio personality. In the essay, “Trump and the…

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4 responses to “Trump and the ‘Fourth Turning’ of America

  1. Wow, I never saw our history described in the past as being cyclical , and the details about each generational cycle is right on. There is no way to refute what was said about those past generations nor even the details since then, along with what is happening right now as we enter into another cycle. It’s true that today we are in the fight of our lives against the evil ones on the left who intend to destroy America. God be with us.

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  2. CZ,I bet that book is terrific, and I was so glad to read a short synopsis of each chapter. I pray that many will at least read your blog post. One thing I thought of, is that those on the left don’t know God, they’ve all dismissed Him, to their peril.

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  3. This is a for sure thing Bobbie

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