Nov 14, 2015

Butler Shaffer on the decline of Western Civilization

What I was saying – and what I have been saying for many decades – is that Western Civilization should be spoken of in the past tense; that its life-affirming conditions have been destroyed by the content of our thinking.  I have written elsewhere that civilizations are created by individuals; they are destroyed by collectives.

~ Butler Shaffer, "'The Death of Western Civilization' - Continued," Blog, November 14, 2015