Things are looking bad for Europe. But then, things have looked bad for Europe before... all too frequently in the last century.
Why is that? Why is it that Europe seems afflicted, again and again, with one extreme after another, compared to the central road that North America has traveled down, during the same century?
There seems a constant partnering, in Europe, between forces of extreme apathy, and forces of extreme curiosity... if we define totalitarian governments as overly curious about their own citizens. Why no happy middle ground, as we have been generally blessed with here at home?
Mandatory disclaimer: we can hardly brag of living in a libertarian utopia... yet when I read of Europe's current downward spiral, and the placid (and flacid) indifference of so many of its citizens, I must mouth a silent prayer of gratitude that I was born here rather than there.
What will it take to change them? The better question: what will it take for them to finally, finally, change themselves?
Ol' Doc Henry modestly suggests: taste once the fruit of renewed faith, and let's see what happens to the spawn of their dogmatic apathy.
Otherwise, this video's blurring of past, present and future will become much harder to detect: