Yes, Quigley's The Evolution of Civilizations
is worth the price of the book for the introduction alone. I have that one also, heavily bookmarked and annotated, and it's mandatory reading to get a better sense of what Quigley's doing in Tragedy and Hope
That said, I don't share Quigley's elitist views and his contempt for the common man. At the end of the day, Quigley felt that humankind would be better off under the guidance of a ruling class elite. I think we've had quite enough of that.
posted on 11/14/2011 9:57:16 PM PST
(The only 'NO' a liberal understands is the one that arrives at muzzle velocity.)
Unfortunately, the common man is showing that he doesn’t give a s..t. I wonder what percentage of citizens have even read the constitution, what percentage of natural born citizens?
I don’t know anything about Quigley’s politics but he seemed like an old time Democrat. Back when they were still controlled by patriots of a sort.
Quigley’s scenarios for the collapses build for centuries until the invasions. I see no possibility of an invasion ending ours.
posted on 11/15/2011 11:03:46 PM PST
(Obama must Go.)
That said, I don't share Quigley's elitist views and his contempt for the common man. At the end of the day, Quigley felt that humankind would be better off under the guidance of a ruling class elite.
I guess that made him an advocate of "Asiatic despotism." Wonder if he ever realized the irony?
posted on 09/03/2013 6:13:32 PM PDT
by Zionist Conspirator
(The Left: speaking power to truth since Shevirat HaKelim.)
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