End Times
The Limits of Decadence

In The Decadent Society, Ross Douthat argues that today’s West is characterized more by enervation than outright depravity. But in order to emphasize the sustainability of decadence, Douthat has to keep insisting things really aren’t that bad . . . yet.

Published on: March 18, 2020
Mike St. Thomas is the head of the English department at the Portsmouth Abbey School in Rhode Island.
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