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Vanity | 11-05-2018 | NRx

Posted on 11/05/2018 7:12:43 AM PST by NRx

"Violence is not necessary to destroy a civilization. Each civilization dies from indifference toward the unique values which created it."

- Nicolás Gómez Dávila


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: philosophy
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1 posted on 11/05/2018 7:12:43 AM PST by NRx
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To: NRx

so true


2 posted on 11/05/2018 7:15:31 AM PST by bankwalker (Immigration without assimilation is an invasion.)
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To: NRx

Those who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it................George Santayana


3 posted on 11/05/2018 7:20:39 AM PST by Red Badger (FNo-platform us all you want. Ban us all you want. Smear us all you want. You can’t stop an idea...)
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To: NRx

Precisely why the founders excluded the children of foreign nationals from being President with the natural born citizen requirement.


4 posted on 11/05/2018 7:24:04 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here of Citizen Parents__Know Islam, No Peace - No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: NRx
That is a great quote. I've never heard of this guy. Turns out he is a great 20th century Colombian philosopher and his work apparently has not been translated to English yet. The quote is from his book Escolios a un texto implicito: Obra completa.

by Nicolás Gómez Dávila

Latino Book Award 2006 - Mariposa Award (Best First Book)

Amazon:
Presented for the first time in its entirety, this luxurious edition contains the complete collection of Nicolás Gómez Dávila's Escolios. The aphorisms, or modestly named "annotations," are distillations of the thought of one of the America's most outstanding conservative philosophers. Compared, among others, with Pascal, Rivarol, Joubert, Jürgen, and Cioran, Gómez Dávila is now recognized as a thinker of world stature with a shocking sense of clarity and originality of thought.

Amazon Reviewer Nikos A. Salingaros: "Here is the complete work of the great colombian philosopher, collected and available for the first time in years, with some parts available generally for the first time ever...Nicolas Gomez-Davila is relatively unknown not only in the english-speaking world, but even among Spanish speakers. Nevertheless, for those in the know (and especially among those who have discovered Gomez-Davila's aphorisms in German and Italian translations), his work is placed at the pinnacle of incisive thought, observation of humanity's strengths and weaknesses, and conciseness of expression mixed with poetry. A real bargain for those who know what this is all about.

5 posted on 11/05/2018 7:27:15 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: NRx

AKA Multi-culturalism.


6 posted on 11/05/2018 7:28:07 AM PST by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: NRx

bkmk


7 posted on 11/05/2018 8:43:47 AM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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To: NRx

Or in our case and most western countries, outright hatred of the values that created western civ.


8 posted on 11/05/2018 8:56:38 AM PST by aquila48
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To: NRx

“Civilizations die from suicide, not murder.” Arnold Toynbee


9 posted on 11/05/2018 10:22:50 AM PST by Doche2X2
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