Tag Archives: Collapse of Western Civilization

Suicide of a nation – and a civilization?

The incredible, insane, and hypersonic collapse of Afghanistan and the chaos and stupidity of so many people is on view and has been for a week. Hang on, folks! Things are going to get worse before they get better. As … Continue reading

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Comparing the SPQR and USA – again (Part 3)

The Roman Empire was, in many ways, very dependent on the estimated 10% of its population that were Jews, back there in the First Century. It was one of the bright spots in the economic and social life of the … Continue reading

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Warning signs – Roman and Western Civilizations

Americans have long had a fascination with Roman civilization (shared with our British-Commonwealth cousins) for many reasons. This is particularly true for a major reason: Rome fell. Rome’s ultimate collapse: both the fall of the Western Empire (centered on today’s … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11F: Civilizations and questions for a weekend

By Nathan Barton Good morning this weekend.  Have you thought about your own freedom today?  About having and using liberty?  If you don’t use it, you lose it. Here are a few news stories to remind us to think about … Continue reading

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