What does a “civilizational collapse” look like? It looks like this. Here and now. It’s staring you right in the face.
Human civilization is a fire. It’s been burning since we’ve been human. And the human story is not a straight line, but a circle, a great ring of fire.
1. Civilization is not the World.
2. Civilization is just a story.
3. Someday humans will die.
4. The World is more important than humans.
5. The problem is self-correcting.
6. We are returning to right relationship with the World.
We’re doomed. But the reasons why have less to do with parts-per-million or degrees centigrade than they do with human psychology and culture: