Civilisations clash?

A couple of days ago, I bought from the Broadway Co-Op near UTS a discounted paperback edition of Samuel Huntington’s expanded monograph The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order, a seminal book which I’ve long delayed acquiring since initially I wasn’t too impressed by its triggering article. Once one takes various caveats (often introduced by Huntington himself) into account, though, in hindsight I’ve belatedly come to accord it some serviceability in rendering various inherent cultural limitations of effective statecraft palatable to practitioners.

For aught I know, I might give said work some more thought later.

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2 responses to “Civilisations clash?

  1. John

    Please find a completely different understanding of the state of the world (particularly Western “civilization”) and how we got to here, via these two related references.

    http://www.beezone.com/AdiDa/reality-humanity.html

    http://global.adidam.org/books/not-two-3.html

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