Are we living in an age of civilizational collapse? Academy of Ideas examines what led past civilizations to fall, in order to determine whether ours is in danger.
Historians and social scientists dig deep into external causes, such as acts of god, for the demise of civilizations. But when this path fails to adequately determine the reasons for collapse, as it does more often than not, they turn to internal turmoil for solutions. Here’s the report.