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BusinessDay
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0700

Some of the most important debates in the West today are about gay rights, legalization of marijuana, guns, abortion, animal rights, assisted suicide, atheism and legalized prostitution. If you consider that this is at a time when the structure of the ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:02:01 -0700

“Jews have been described as the canaries in the coal mine for Western civilisation: when we begin to suffer from poisons in the political atmosphere, others would be wise to take note,” he said. He added: “I am wary of alarmism - while we are ...
 
CounterPunch
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:15:00 -0700

Old Cairo became Egypt's capital city in the 10th century, though the current downtown area was built in the 19th century by the overambitious Khedive as a Paris on the Nile, a symbol of his grand plan to align Egypt with Europe and western civilisation.
 
Sydney Morning Herald
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:58:27 -0700

There's a Western civilisation, which Russia says is free to exist," she says. "But there's no such thing – and this is a very important phrase that keeps coming up – there's no such thing as universal human rights. You can afford your humans the ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:33:45 -0700

The education minister, Christopher Pyne, said in January the review would consider concerns that the curriculum was “not recognising the legacy of western civilisation and not giving important events in Australia's history and culture the prominence ...
 
Yorkshire Post
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:07:17 -0700

In a lecture to be given on Thursday next week, he will say: “For all its faults, Periclean Athens marked a high point of Western civilisation – the dawn of a political culture of freedom, openness, and tolerance, intellectual experimentation and ...

Indian Express

Indian Express
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:33:45 -0700

I remember him asserting eloquently in Stockholm, where we had gone for a series of seminars, that Gandhi offered a radical critique of the West and thought that not only was Western civilisation not good for India, it was not good for the West either ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:18:45 -0700

Along with the selfie, the found footage movie may yet provide the lasting measure of early 21st century Western civilisation: nobody added much to the world, but hey, we photographed it all ourselves, badly, in poor light conditions, and with nausea ...
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