Can We Prevent Society from Collapsing?

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Why do societies end? What causes the collapse of a civilization?

Lately, I notice more and more discussion about the end of civilization on social media and elsewhere. Our culture seems to be preoccupied, fascinated even, by impending catastrophe.

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Erik P.M. Vermeulen

Erik P.M. Vermeulen

Gen X Writer — Professor — Lawyer