Tag Archives: Norway

Breivik’s Warped Worldview | Stephen M. Walt

More on Breivik’s worldview, and the romanticized notion of a ‘Christian West': .. such paranoia also rests on a wholly romanticized vision of what the “Christian West” really is, and it ignores the fact that what we now think of as “Western civilization” has changed dramatically over time, partly in response to influences from abroad.
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On innocence lost in Norway

Nice piece in the NYT by author Jo Nesbo who notes: Yesterday, on the train, I heard a man shouting in fury. Before Friday, my automatic response would have been to turn around, maybe even move a little closer. After all, this could be an interesting disagreement that might entice me to take one side
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