The Power of Nightmares
When politicians or religious leaders lack the vision that inspires,
they resort to the power of nightmares!

Terrorism, Muslims and Christian fundamentalists, Leo Strauss myth of identity and purpose, moral decay, neo-conservatives, spreading freedom and democracy, illusions, politics of fear, exaggerate Soviet and Islamic threats, myth of America, crisis of confidence, U.S., Christian and Soviet hegemony, preventing social decay, psychopaths in power.