According to Zarka, the terrorism at Paris is not only a conflict between two contrary civilizations, but also the internalized contradiction of Europe. There are two causes for that: the first, the weakness of the political will and capacity of the European Union; the second, the decline ( or the lost ) of the universal values of the Enlightenment. Besides, these three scholars have discussed about the relationship between France and the north Africa, the very important political and philosophical concept « tolerance », and so on.
2 links about the Prof. Zarka’s interventions (in Chinese)
- About the lecture in Peking University,
- About the interview in China Youth Daily | Mobile phone version