If someone in a hundred years, writes: “About the West towards the end of the 20th century. and at the beginning of the 21st century. Century, on the decline he experienced in this time, has placed Houellebecq is a valuable witness“, this is a compliment, which I accept in advance. In this sense, I feel entitled to the Spengler prize. I would even say that the term “low speed” is gentle in my case.