According to Spengler, Civilization is the degraded form of Culture. He talked about the various stages of bloom and decline of cultures over time. When we look at the Muslim culture and the civilization it produced, we see a failed and inferior culture to begin with....what??? tell half of humanity to sit at home with a sheet over your head?
posted on 10/28/2004 10:42:17 AM PDT
('Stay together, pay the soldiers, forget everything else." Lucius Septimus Severus, to his sons)
We're on the verge of throwing our own civilization away. This is one of history's great watershed moments. And as Harris points out, it is the decisions - or lack of them - made by individual men that determine the rise and fall of of cultures and civilizations.
In other words, it is up to us - it always was.
posted on 10/28/2004 10:54:25 AM PDT
(The Left's dedication to the destruction of a free society makes them unfit to live in that society.)
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