Abraham Kuyper sees a need and opportunity for a mutual exchange of strengths between the West and the East. He remarks that “we must give up the notion that we have everything to bring to the East and nothing to receive.”
A CONTRIBUTION TO CHRISTIAN THOUGHT
C.S. Lewis on Modern Politics: How Totalitarian States Are Masquerading as Democracies
Lewis saw democratic governments as eager to spread the benefits to all for that is the crux of democratic thinking: equality enjoyed by all. Hence, he saw a deadly combination in liberal democracies: technological advancements, moral nihilism, and power. This totalitarian state shrouded in democracy made possible by the degradation of education and the de-evolution of language caused by sixteenth-century philosophy.