Thursday, September 16, 2010

Western Civilization's Disease


"It was not long after the end of the Great War that farseeing observers predicted the likelihood of another and it became plain that western civilization had brought itself into a condition from which full recovery was unlikely. The devastation, both material and moral, had gone so deep that it turned the creative energies from their course, first into frivolity, and then into the channel of self-destruction." Jacque Barzun, From Dawn to Decadence, P. 712

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