Handicapping History

By |2019-08-15T12:26:53-05:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Civilization, Culture, History, Ideology|

We have no way of knowing whether this twenty-first-century collapse is yet another momentary stumble (like the sixth-century collapse of the Gothic kingdoms) or finally the Dark Age. Like good Carolingians, however, we keep looking backwards for our recovery, trying to rebuild what we once had… Christopher Dawson’s prophetic The Making of Europe (1932) ends where [...]