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Of soloutionism, of stalinism, of bibles, of qurans, of great civilization, and complete theories, are so often themselves engineers on the road to barbarism what judt wants us to see is the tenuousness of human creations, and thus the tenuousness of the west, itself having concluded that europe (though. Bill gates may think we're living in the greatest time in history but the same elements of our society that have allowed western civilization to succeed also spell its impending collapse anthropologist ted fischer interviews fellow vanderbilt anthropologist arthur demarest for some perspective on why we're.
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