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David P Goldman
|Description:||xxiii, 306 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The fifth horseman of the Apocalypse --
pt. 1: The decline of the East. The closing of the Muslim womb ; Faith, fertility, and the world's future ; What the Arab revolutions mean ; Sex, drugs, and Islam ; "They want to destroy the Turkish nation!" ; The end of traditional Muslim society ; The Islamist response --
pt. 2: Theopolitics. Civilizational failure and suicide ; Four great extinctions ; Islam: the Arabs as chosen people ; How Christianity died in Europe ; Why some religion fails in the modern world --
pt. 3: Why it won't be a post-American world. Passing the acid test of modernity ; Europe's ruin and America's founding ; Can American democracy be exported? ; The morality of self-interest.
|Responsibility:||David P. Goldman.|
Praise for How Civilizations Die "In How Civilizations Die, David Goldman muses on population trends and religion with a breathtaking depth, originality, and panache. Some of his startling but
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Arresting, thought provoking book
Goldman contends there is a nexus of faith, culture and demography that is turning out the lights on Europe, Japan, and -- surprise -- most of Islam. He may be correct, but there is danger in projecting trends 50 to 100 years into the future. It may well be that as various regions become...
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- Civilization -- History.
- Regression (Civilization)
- Civilization -- Philosophy.
- Islamic civilization.
- Civilization, Arab.
- Islam and culture.
- Religion and civilization.
- United States -- Civilization.
- Arabic civilization.
- United States.