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If there was any decade in which the decline of the West became a foregone conclusion, it was the 60’s. Many of the shackles which hinder our liberties today were forged during that storied and romanticised period, and many of the fissures which are ripping at the fabric of Western society now first appeared at that time. The ugly beast of #BlackLivesMatter today is a direct descendant of the 60’s civil rights agitation. It was the decade in which critical theory hit the Western bloodstream, and began gnawing away at the integrity of our academic institutions.… Read the rest