Skip to comments.From Meccania to Atlantis - Part 5: From Screeching Cats to SDG
Posted on 04/02/2013 4:32:07 PM PDT by marktwain
The incompetence, decadence and stupidity that one wades through on a daily basis in the West contrast ones daily experience in the East. To begin with, the common Orientals are smarter. That mean IQ of 105 versus 99 for Whites is a tremendous advantage in producing an intelligent, competent workforce. When you add to it a work ethic unseen in the West since 19th century Northwest Europe, and a Confucian morality, the comparison is not flattering to the West.
The sun also rises in the West
Never give up. This being the birthday of the Wests redeemer compels one to look for a hole in Spenglers gloomy tableau. Prospecting for such holes, looking for a way out of the other Spenglers chute of Der Untergang des Abendlandes, one reviews Asia Times cultural pundits text. One finds a tear in it, and sunshine is pouring through that tear.
Mozart could ride a horse, punch a man, insult a prince, belch and fart heartily. He has probably dallied with more than a few wenches standing up on a dark staircase with odors of boiling potatoes and sizzling speck wafting about. This was no silk-stockinged court poodle, piddling on flannel while standing on brocade though he may have played that role when necessary.
There is strength, vigor, grandeur, defiance, resilience, even force in Mozart, not just streams of little pearls spilling from Meissen porcelain. And Lang Langs 24th Concerto misses all that. To him, Mozart is a technical exercise in delicate finesse. But to a thinking, feeling Westerner, Mozart is a spiritual epiphany and a testimony to God's greatness.
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I found it an excellent read.
OK I am listening to classical music
I love it! It says what I hav ebeen saying since 9-11 WEST IS BEST!
That was hard to read but made sense, what I understood and I even gave it w full read, even though it’s. From Brussels....
This guy probably knows Derbyshire.