This discussion will focus on the if you think Western society is in decline, why or why not. Also, feel free to get into side discussions that are relevant (which is inevitable, but this way no is pressured to get back on topic).
I have some very opinionated stances on this topic but am more than willing to have an open mind in this discussion. So please, by all means let us start!
I will add my opinions in the next day or two as soon as I have time.
(And for those that wish to look back, this is sort of a continued discussion of the (very long) comments from this discussion