Sunday, February 12, 2017

We are Making a New World,

Catastrophes: missed opportunities [to change the present]

“This is the fourth great crisis in American history,” Bannon told an audience at the Liberty Restoration Foundation, a conservative nonprofit, in 2011. “We had the Revolution. We had the Civil War. We had the Great Depression and World War II. This is the great Fourth Turning in American history, and we’re going to be one thing on the other side.”

“It’s just a conceit. It’s a fiction, it’s all made up,” Wilentz said about cyclical historical models. “There’s nothing to them. They’re just inventions.”

from: Steve Bannon Believes The Apocalypse Is Coming And War Is Inevitable

image: Paul Nash: We are Making a New World, 1918


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