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Fearing a decline of modern Western civilisation? What are the biggest threats?


The versions of Western civilisations declined and the fell with dramatic speed many times before in history. We know Western civilisation is farm from flawless with its share of historical misdeeds, the brutality of imperialism and the banality of consumer society and yet it offers the best available set of economic, social and political institutions yet. What are the foundational texts of Western civilisation that can bolster our belief in the almost boundless power of the free human being? At its core, a civilisation is the texts taught in its schools? How good are we at teaching it?

 

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