Meaning of Western civilization in English
Definitions1. the modern culture of western Europe and North America
- « when Ghandi was asked what he thought of Western civilization he said he thought it would be a good idea »
- « What do I think of Western civilization? I think it would be a very good idea. » Mahatma Gandhi
- « The next war... may well bury Western civilization forever. » Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
- « What is the thread of western civilization that distinguished its course in history? It has to do with the preoccupation of western man with his outward command and his sense of superiority. » Arthur Erickson
- « Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent. » Vine Deloria, Jr.
- « Science has done more for the development of western civilization in one hundred years than Christianity did in eighteen hundred years. » John Burroughs