Civilisational collapse has a bright past – but a dark future

UnknownActually, in many historical instances, it may not have been so bad for the masses of people who lived at the bottom rung of civilized societies.

’In fact, the end of civilisations rarely involved a sudden cataclysm or apocalypse. Often the process is protracted, mild, and leaves people and culture continuing for many years.…’

Via Aeon Ideas