The West has lost capacity for “self-love” only sees its dark past

WALL STREET JOURNAL
In Defense of Christendom
by Bret Stephens
October 19, 2015

Having ignored its inheritance, Europe wonders why its house is falling apart.The death of Europe is in sight…Still hazy and not yet inevitable, but nevertheless visible and drawing nearer—like a distant planet in the lens of an approaching satellite. Europe is reaching its end not because of its sclerotic economy, or stagnant demography, or the dysfunctions of the superstate. Nor is the real cause the massive influx of Middle Eastern and African migrants. Those desperate people are just the latest stiff breeze against the timber of a desiccated civilization. Europe is dying because it has become morally incompetent. READ MORE SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

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