Without any ado, here are ten pictures that convey how far Western Civilization has fallen over the last centuries.
1. Mozart conducting one of his own settings of the Mass, circa 1780; modern church service with rock band
This article was republished with permission from The Imaginative Conservative.
Stephen Klugewicz is editor of The Imaginative Conservative. He holds a Ph.D. in American History, with expertise in the eras of the Founding and Early Republic. Dr. Klugewicz is the co-editor of History, on Proper Principles: Essays in Honor of Forrest McDonald and Founders and the Constitution: In Their Own Words. He is the former executive director of the Collegiate Network at ISI and of the Robert and Marie Hansen Foundation and has long experience in education, having been president of Franklin’s Opus, director of education at the National Constitution Center, and headmaster of Regina Luminis Academy.