Excerpt From Old Europe S Suicide, Or The Building Of A Pyramid Of Errors An Account Of Certain Events In Europe During The Period 1912 1919The Chickens Hatched At Versailles Are Now Coming Home To Roost Democracy Has Been Betrayed, Our Boasted Civilization Has Been Exposed As A Thin Veneer Overlaying The Most Savage Instincts Throughout All Europe A State Of Moral Anarchy Prevails, Hatred And A Lust For Vengeance Have Usurped The Place Not Only Of Charity And Decent Conduct But Also Of Statesmanship And Common Sense Peoples Mistrust Their Neighbours And Their Rulers, Rich Territories Are Unproductive For Lack Of Confidence And Goodwill.These Ills Are Moral And Only Moral Remedies Will Cure Them Force Was Required, And Has Done Its Work In Successfully Resisting Aggression By Military States Now Humbled And Dismembered But Force Is A Weapon With A Double Edge, And Plays No Part In Human Progress.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
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- Old Europes Suicide, or the Building of a Pyramid of Errors
- Christopher Birdwood Thomson
- 09 July 2017 Christopher Birdwood Thomson