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PAX, LUX ET VERITAS SINCE 1965
Topic Decline of West Category: General
Created by John Eipper on 08/26/10 5:02 AM

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Hope for Today's Troubled World? ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/03/19 2:48 am) I am grateful to Paul Pitlick and John Eipper for their reply to my request for any important worldwide trends which are positive, or any evidence against any of the 14 worldwide trends I identified i ...
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Climate Change: Political Will and Scientific Kno ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/05/19 5:50 am) This morning I wake up to John Eipper's hopeful comment on my last post outlining the criti ...
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Do "We" Know What to Do with Climate Change? ... (Cameron Sawyer, Russia, 07/05/19 5:16 am) JE commented on July 3rd: "We know what to do about climate change. All we need to do is act. ...
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Hope for Today's Troubled World: Hans Rosling's "Factfulness" ... (Paul Pitlick, USA, 06/30/19 4:13 am) In response to Tor Guimaraes (June 27th), I have five things to say: 1. Look for a book called Factfulness by Hans Rosling, which indeed will help Tor "identify some hopeful trend ...
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Hate, Hypocrisy, and Human Nature ... (Rodolfo Neirotti, USA, 07/06/19 3:34 am) I agree with my friend Paul Pitlick (June 30th) that many things have improved around the world. Unf ...
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Hope for Today's Troubled World? ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 07/03/19 2:48 am) I am grateful to Paul Pitlick and John Eipper for their reply to my request for any important worldw ...
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Searching for Hope in Today's Troubled World ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 06/27/19 4:25 am) Yesterday I read an interesting quote: "The graveyard is the richest place on earth, because it is here that you will find all the hopes and dreams that were never fulfilled, the books that were ...
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Hope for Today's Troubled World: Hans Rosling's " ... (Paul Pitlick, USA, 06/30/19 4:13 am) In response to Tor Guimaraes (June 27th), I have five things to say: 1. Look for a book calle ...
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Thoughts on Balance of Power ... (Robert Whealey, USA, 05/04/16 8:11 am) This is in response to Tor Guimaraes (29 April).  Since 1950, American wars have all been either a stalemate, such as Korea 1950-1953, or a failure, as in Indochina, 1954 to 1975. Acheson, Dull ...
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US Upheaval throughout History ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 04/29/16 7:59 am) I enjoyed reading Robert Whealey (RW)'s post of 28 April and have some comments: RW stated, "over the long 200 years, the US spent more time at peace than during 4 short wars of 1812, 1 ...
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Thoughts on Balance of Power ... (Robert Whealey, USA, 05/04/16 8:11 am) This is in response to Tor Guimaraes (29 April).  Since 1950, American wars have all been eithe ...
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How "Robust" is Democracy? ... (Tor Guimaraes, USA, 05/01/16 5:00 am) I think the democratic approach to governance is best for several important reasons, but achieving t ...
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Empire(s) Today ... (John Heelan, -UK, 11/24/15 9:09 am) JE asked me in response to my note about Cicero (23 November): "which contemporary world power did [John] have in mind?" Take your choice, from the existing and e ...
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Robert Harris on Empire ... (John Heelan, -UK, 11/23/15 6:48 am) In his latest book Dictator in the trilogy about Marcus Tullius Cicero (layer, politician, commentator on politics and law) and the decline of the Roman Empire, Robert Harris has Cicero musin ...
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Empire(s) Today ... (John Heelan, -UK, 11/24/15 9:09 am) JE asked me in response to my note about Cicero (23 November): "which contemporar ...
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EUROPE: The decline of culture ... (John Eipper, USA, 06/19/05 2:51 pm) The Economist (5/14/05) asked: Which best captures the spirit of Europe: the "Mona Lisa", the "Moonlight Sonata", "Hamlet!, or "Diggi-Loo, Diggi Ley"? No contest; the last one won. Other winning s ...
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The Decline of the West ... (John Eipper, USA, 06/06/05 10:52 am) Commenting on my piece "The Decline of the West", Mike Dornheim writes: Right. You first see it in the skinheads beating up fairly innocent Turks, but the anti-EU votes of the French and Dutch citize ...
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