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    Why Societies Collapse

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    Why Societies Collapse

    Post by Extant on Tue Jun 22, 2010 6:39 pm

    The OP is a quoted response from Extant in the BP oil thread, but this topic is worthy of its one section.


    Lucid Memes wrote:..the unfair reality of the situation is that Western societies, with their increased levels of technological and economic complexity, also have the largest potential for larger scale catabolic collapses.

    The following vid should interest you: