Mission to Jerusalem: America a society in decay

Harry at Mission to Jerusalem has posted a good summary of youth in Palestine at his blog. Here is my favorite part. I think he gets it right, and I think Palestinians get it right when they look at Western culture:

...The plight of young people here can tear at your heart. Like young people everywhere, they're full of energy and hope. Like everywhere, the young men are riding the wave of the testosterone surge, spending alot of time and energy on their hair, clothes, and being tough and cool. The young women are learning to be poised and counting on a good marriage and children.

Everything here is about the family. There is simply no comprehension of a place, like the US, where so many people choose to be unmarried and choose not to have children. People here see this as a sign of the decay of the society. [...]


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