...I’m going to spend this week’s post summarizing the the decline and fall of industrial civilization.
Articles: decline of industrial civilization (4)
The disintegration of social hierarchies, the senility of ruling elites, and the fossilization of institutions all lead to the hour of the knife...
In the category of thrilling fiction about our post-industrial future, James Howard Kunstler’s World Made By Hand novels have no equal.
Arnold Toynbee, whose magisterial writings on history have been a recurring source of inspiration for this blog, has pointed out an intriguing difference between the way civilizations rise and the way they fall.