If we are to have any future society, it will be a more cooperative and self-organizing one.
Articles: Complex Societies (4)
Our future will involve a lot of just "muddling through" as our complex society starts to fall apart, and we must stay away from the "strong men" who will offer appealingly simple answers to complex problems.
Lost in a make believe world while we destroy the real one.
The discovery of new lands to exploit, and new energy sources, helped reinforce the notion that human societies can always find a way around limitations upon its growth.