The mighty ones

property but
it

of the future

may

possess the earth as their private

for the great political
for, formless
is

form of the Culture

is

irremediably in ruin

matters not,
this task

task.

And

and limitless as their power the unwearying care for this world as

may
it is,

has a which is the
be,
it

very opposite of the interestedness of the money-power age, and demands high honour and conscientiousness. But for this very reason there now sets in the final battle between Democracy and Cassarism, between the leading forces of dictatorial money-economics and the purely -political will-to-order of the Caesars. And in order to understand this final battle between Economics and Politics^ in which the latter reconquers its realm, we must now turn our glance upon the physiognomy of economic history. (Oswald Spengler)

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