At The American Conservative, Rod Dreher reviews The Strange Death of Europe, written by Douglas Murray. The book is a brief view into the trouble facing Europeans today as they attempt to preserve their own identity and culture. Dreher writes (abridged):
As regular readers know, I finally got around to reading the British writer Douglas Murray’s book The Strange Death Of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam recently. It’s fantastic, and I cannot recommend it strongly enough.
Between political correctness (the result in part of an American version of “German guilt”) and ubiquitous laissez-faire philistinism — from which the Right has by no means been immune — we are also surrendering our roots in Western civilization, and choosing to lose our cultural memory. Americans beware: if you just go with the flow, you too will wash over the edge of the falls, though perhaps more slowly than Europe.
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