Civilization on thin ice
October 1, 2012 01:15
Americans are well behaved in the public square, but listen to their pundits and you get the shivers.
Protesters burn Israel flag at embassy, Cairo_521.
I’m not sure that I understand the connection between the man who beats his wife
and breaks her jaw and the post-enlightenment culture, all that uplifting Wagner
that murdered millions of Jewish men, women and children. But there is
one.There is also a link between the violence we see in the Arab streets
and the rage that we know can erupt, does erupt, in genocide or war, even in
countries with art museums and concert halls and libraries.