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Are we decadent?

The West is highly prosperous—and a sense of futility pervades it all


Ross Douthat Illustration by Jeffrey J. Smith

Are we decadent?
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Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and dean of World Journalism Institute. He joined WORLD in 1992 and has also been a university professor and provost. He has written more than 20 books: His latest is Abortion at the Crossroads. Marvin resides with his wife, Susan, in Austin, Texas.

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HANNAH.

Glad that I'm not the only one to go, "What?"