Dark Age Society

Dark Age Society

When growth gives way to decline, population typically keeps rising for another generation or so due to sheer demographic momentum, and then begins to fall. The consequences can be traced in the history of every collapsing civilization. As the rural economy implodes...
Water Thresholds

Water Thresholds

The next time you fill a bathtub, once you’ve turned off the tap, wait until the water is still. Slip your hand into the water, slowly and gently, so that you make as little disturbance in the water as possible. Then move your hand through the water about as fast as a...