Archive for January 31st, 2015

For barbarism is always around civilization, amid it and beneath it, ready to engulf it by arms, or mass migration, or unchecked fertility.  Barbarism is like the jungle;  it never admits its defeat;  it waits patiently for centuries to recover the territory it has lost.
     —    Will Durant
From his book:  “The History of Civilization:  Our Oriental Heritage
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