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‘The God That Failed’: Why the U.S. Cannot Now Re-Impose Its Civilisational Worldview — Alastair Crooke

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Liberal core tenets of individual autonomy, freedom, industry, free trade and commerce essentially reflected the triumph of the Protestant worldview in Europe’s 30-years’ civil war. It was not fully even a Christian view, but more a Protestant one.This narrow, sectarian pillar was able to be projected into a universal project – only so long as it was underpinned by power.... World views are justifications (values-based, normative) rather than explanations (factual, scientific).Alastair Crooke goes a bit of the rails as the article goes on, in fact, quite a bit. Strategic Culture Foundation‘The God That Failed’: Why the U.S. Cannot Now Re-Impose Its Civilisational Worldview Alastair Crooke | founder and director of the Conflicts Forum, and former British diplomat and senior figure in

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Liberal core tenets of individual autonomy, freedom, industry, free trade and commerce essentially reflected the triumph of the Protestant worldview in Europe’s 30-years’ civil war. It was not fully even a Christian view, but more a Protestant one.

This narrow, sectarian pillar was able to be projected into a universal project – only so long as it was underpinned by power....


World views are justifications (values-based, normative) rather than explanations (factual, scientific).

Alastair Crooke goes a bit of the rails as the article goes on, in fact, quite a bit.


Strategic Culture Foundation
‘The God That Failed’: Why the U.S. Cannot Now Re-Impose Its Civilisational Worldview
Alastair Crooke | founder and director of the Conflicts Forum, and former British diplomat and senior figure in British intelligence and in European Union diplomacy
Mike Norman
Mike Norman is an economist and veteran trader whose career has spanned over 30 years on Wall Street. He is a former member and trader on the CME, NYMEX, COMEX and NYFE and he managed money for one of the largest hedge funds and ran a prop trading desk for Credit Suisse.

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