Pedestrians fill the sidewalks in London.(Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images)
Pedestrians fill the sidewalks in London.
(Shaun Curry/AFP/Getty Images)

Britain—Sick Man of Europe?

December 26, 2007  •  From
Britain has been branded the sickliest nation in Europe. But the nation has far worse problems than mere physical ailments.

Over the past 30 years a phenomenon has become prevalent in Western society that bears no comparison with any other age in mankind’s history. In fact, it is a situation that was prophesied millennia ago to be prevalent most particularly within British society.

One of the glories of the British Empire was the wonder of self-reliant, brave young men holding lonely colonial outposts administering huge swaths of territory containing multitudes of tribal people. The fact that these young colonial administrators were able to maintain relative order, by imposing the rule of law, and build a foundation for the civilization of millions was a feat never witnessed in all recorded history to that time nor since.

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