10/17/16

"The failures of civilisation"

"MANY clever men like you have trusted to civilization. Many clever Babylonians, many clever Egyptians, many clever men at the end of Rome. Can you tell me, in a world that is flagrant with the failures of civilisation, what there is particularly immortal about yours?"

~G.K. Chesterton: The Napoleon of Notting Hill. (1904)

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