Civilisation goes away

One by one the barriers fall…and little by little, day by day, civilisation ebbs away.

Image taken from

Czech police mark a child’s arm at Breclav Train Station: CTK

Lest anyone be in any doubt where Europe’s baser instincts are headed, take a look at the picture above.

Or the one below.

Refugee being detained at Breclav station earlier this week: BBC/AP

Sure. It’s not quite the same as tattooing numbers onto wrists. Or sewing stars onto clothing. And maybe the Czech authorities think they are doing something useful.

But for anyone who thinks our way of life is in any way superior to what almost prevailed in WWII, this is a dreadful, dreadful wake up call.


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