Daily Archives: 11 Sep 11

How to Reverse the West’s Decline

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Jonathan Sacks (chief rabbi of the UK): ‘The question is not radical Islam but, does the West believe in itself any more? Is it capable of renewing itself as it did two centuries ago? Or will it crumble as did the Soviet Union from internal decay. “We have met the enemy,” said the cartoon character Pogo, “and he is us.” That is the challenge of 9/11. It’s about time we came together to meet it.’ (via Standpoint).