October 14, 2020

Tag: Civilization

Disrespect for Law and Order

Civilizations are said to decline from within by losing their commitment to the value structures that raised them to prominence. How far our western civilization has declined may be debatable but there is no question that some of its key structures...

Our Perception of Social Problems

I recently read a description of troubling social problems, in particular increasing violence and the decline of moral standards. It included this description: People “contemptuously rejecting temperance as unmanliness . . . insolence [as] breeding...