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The decline of civilization, in one simple chart

The decline of civilization, in one simple chart

[ 29 ] September 12, AD 2011 |

Here, my friends, we have a chart illustrating the rot infecting the soul of the modern West. Or, at least, that fraction of the West represented by the English-language books written between 1800 and 1990 and contained in Google’s massive database. The blue line indicates the (decreasing) frequency with which the word “virtues” appears in […]

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