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Submitted by Edoardo Rospo (Italy), Feb 1, 2010 at 13:01

The outcome of the Second World War is the end of Europe as a political power: it ceases to be the reference of world politics and the division into regions of influence mars its culture. A thousand years of history end up where Europe becomes no longer the subject but the object of history. It is necessary to get rid of all the traps, which are causing spiritual and material disorder. "But this process is not and cannot be an economic event only (...) political decisions have a deep cultural, spiritual and morale basis.

The cultural unity of Europe, in the different traditions, interpenetrates and enriches all nations (...) Research European identity leads us to the sources." (J. Paul II - Prague April 21st 1990) Nietzsche prophetically forecasted: "Only moneys will force Europe to huddle together in a single power". This sentence poses us the question to better understand the authentic reasons that motivate the common destiny of being united. European leaders should go beyond through something that is reliably deeper than a straightforward administrative union. It seems that Europe is a sort of blind passion and we know that "there is nothing more dangerous than a blind passion in science..." (N. Semyonov). It is then essential that political vision should be based upon a recovery of traditional civilization. Europe must be founded on a conception of the world strong enough to allow people to destroy barbaric materialism and restore a Christian vision. Church should re-discover the sense of mysteries to favorite a complete renaissance. Can we assume Europe is too much appeasement oriented? There a need of New Spiritual Frontier fro rejuvenating Europe to its lost faith.

My regards Edoardo Rospo

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