Since 1989, the West has become stuck in the “politics of eternity,” failing to think either about the past or the future, argues historian TIMOTHY SNYDER in an interview.
- Timothy Snyder
- Berlin Policy Journal
It’s high time this changed.
- Is this the end of the West as we know it?
It might be.
But it’s up to us.
Over the last 25 years or so, we have contributed to the Western decline because we have failed to actually think about history.
It sounds banal and trivial, but it’s true: without history, you don’t have a future.
So if there’s going to be a future of something called “the…