πŸ‘ How apocalyptic is now?

Liked How apocalyptic is now? – UnHerd (UnHerd)

Actually history is repeatedly punctuated by discontinuities in which what was gained is irrecoverably lost. Whether because of war or revolution, famine or epidemic β€” or a deadly combination, as in the Russian Civil War β€” the sudden death of ways of life is a regular occurrence. Certainly there are periods of incremental improvement, but they rarely last longer than two or three generations. Progress occurs in interludes when history is idling.

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