„Post-1989 Europe is failing because Eastern Europeans no longer want to imitate the West and be judged by the West…”

In the internet age, the state has also lost much of its monopoly on civic education; one of the paradoxes of the revolution in communication technologies is that, while the young generation communicates much more intensively than any previous generation, they talk predominantly to their peers. Constant chatting is of no help when it comes to transferring the experience of previous generations.

    Ivan Krastev „3 Versions of Europe Are Collapsing at the Same Time