Cultural extinction is the norm. What shall we make of the exceptions?
David P. Goldman
Martin Heidegger promised to make man the Master of Being. Perhaps we should blame Heidegger, not Marx, for putting our culture on the path to decline.
Lincoln summoned us to sacrifices that seemed too great to bear, and after his death we decided that we never would make such sacrifices again.
The coronavirus epidemic is a shock to China’s political system, but—unless the death toll spirals out of control—it is probably one China can absorb.
David P. Goldman, president of Macrostrategy LLC, a Senior Writer at Law & Liberty, and a Washington Fellow at the Claremont Institute’s Center for the American Way of Life. He writes the "Spengler" column for Asia Times Online and the "Spengler" blog at PJ Media, and is the author of You Will Be Assimilated: China's Plan to Sino-Form the World (Bombardier Books) and How Civilizations Die (and Why Islam is Dying Too)(Regnery).