The West Needs a Spiritual Impetus (in Dutch), March 31, 2007

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Amitai Etzioni

The George Washington University

Date Written: March 31, 2007


Western secularism ignores the questions such as why we are born to die and what is the meaning of life. Therefore, the West must not only draw on humanism, but also on moderate religious beliefs.

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Etzioni, Amitai, The West Needs a Spiritual Impetus (in Dutch) (March 31, 2007)., March 31, 2007. Available at SSRN:

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