Your blaming the West for something that occurs in nearly every world culture is very telling. So is your psychotic glee derived from self-flagellation and pity.<quoted text>
This comes from 20 thousand years of parental experience, which the 'West' had done its best to disregard for at least 10 thousand of the same years.
I know - bending is harder than breaking.
Mr. Gibran's The Prophet is probably the most delicate, beautifully intense and succinct occasion of human self-reflection ever written. But using such awesome literary beauty to fuel the exhibition of your hatred of others is somewhat bizarre I must say.
Like using the Mona Lisa as kindling in a pyrotechnic murder.