utopianism rejects rationality and empiricism from the outset? It repudiates experience. It is said to be new, different, better, and bigger.
it is more accurate … to characterize the Modern Liberal as a Statist.
Utopianism is not new. It has been repackaged countless times—since Plato and before. It is as old as tyranny itself. In democracies, its practitioners legislate without end. In America, law is piled upon law in contravention and contradiction of the governing law—the Constitution.