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As a matter of fact, barbarism did break out after the flower had fallen from Neoplatonism.
War is the ultimate barbarism, the primitive belief that fighting determines who is right—but of course it doesn't.
there was no indigenous recorded history of the country, the people being steeped in barbarism and devoid of any written language.
He spoke, indeed, bitterly of " the state of barbarism in which the country had been left by the traffic in men."
Contempt for reason and science leads in the end to barbarism - its necessary consequence being the rudest superstition.