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Tango0110 Mar 2021 9:22 p.m. PST

… Growth Revolution, Part I

"The following series is an attempt to make some sense of that most peculiar of subjects: human civilization. My interest lies in the dynamics of civilized societies: their material needs and limitations, the recurring patterns of geography, social organization, and cultural complexity upon which they are built, and the type of interactions that define their relationships with each other and the physical systems they depend on for survival or in simpler words, the means by which human communities flourish and fall. I present my thoughts on the matter as a collection of notes. While I may rewrite these posts in the form of an essay or a series of essays at a later date, the current format is an ideal vehicle for articulating the ideas I have developed. These ideas are not fully developed or organized and will be subject to drastic change as my understanding of civilizational dynamics expands. Underdeveloped as they are, it is my hope that these ideas might be useful to some of my readers…."

Quite interesting article from The Scholar's Stage…


Hope you enjoy!


Maxshadow10 Mar 2021 9:30 p.m. PST

Thanks Tango. Looks like a wonderful after work read.

Arjuna11 Mar 2021 4:22 a.m. PST

Now, my friend Tango, this is a really good catch.

Sadly no second part, but nonetheless.

There are some really interesting articles, e.g
Tradition is smarter than you are
A type of conservatism I found useful to integrate in my current world view over the last 20 years or so.
Especially since I'm fond of explanatory approaches for human behaviour based on evolutionary psychology.

Th author, Tanner Greer, is a Taiwan based journalist and researcher.

Tango0111 Mar 2021 12:28 p.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it my friends! (smile)


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