[lit-ideas] Re: Saving Western Civilization?

  • From: Eric Yost <mr.eric.yost@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 01:04:41 -0500

>>Sparta, of course, eventually conquered Athens, and destroyed that 'form of culture that constitutes one of the chief roots of...Western civilization.'

We are of course conflating intellectual history with military history here. But maybe they deserve to be conflated? Especially in bad times?

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