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  • Posted by  $  exceller 2 weeks, 5 days ago
    "Russian law bans "propaganda of homosexuality among minors."

    Putin also said that while he did not deny the attractiveness of liberal values in general, he was referring to situations where they impinged on traditional lifestyles."

    Putin is much closer to Islam in mentality than to Western values.

    I give him credit on this one: it'll save his country from the burning and suicidal tendencies of the West.
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    • Posted by CircuitGuy 2 weeks, 1 day ago
      " it'll save his country from the burning and suicidal tendencies of the West."
      What is the antecedent of it in this case? If it's illiberalism, authoritarianism, isn't that destroying the "West" in order to save it. The won't call Enlightenment values "the West" because they are valid without regard to geography, but if the West means the Enlightenment, then it's a contradiction that illiberalism can save it.
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