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originally posted by: Peeple
So sure, probably sucks if you cling to the civilisation that's doomed, but an end is always a new beginning. And we're mostly getting a little bit better with each new cycle.
originally posted by: Somekindofwizard
My final questions/thoughts. Are we as a people capable of recognizing an impending collapse? Could we stop it if we did? what would the world look like after such an event?
originally posted by: ColoradoJens
a reply to: Vroomfondel
I believe the beginning of the end was quite some time ago. For me the herald event was people in the same community refusing to speak the same language. Communication is the key to civilisation. For example, when Chicago public school teachers had to learn ebonix because black students couldn't be bothered to learn proper English. That was a huge step backwards in many ways. It didn't just obstruct meaningful communication. It was another device to separate us.
I remember the ebonix thing.
Interesting that is what you choose as your "herald event". I could have figured there were bigger fish to fry, but yeah,
ebonix brought us to our knees for sure.
originally posted by: anonentity
a reply to: Somekindofwizard
Good post and relevant. I would ask the question if you are in a Collapse would you actually recognize it as one until it was to late?
originally posted by: nerbot
originally posted by: PapagiorgioCZ
The real trigger always was the food shortage. The hunger games could hit us as soon as by the end of the year.
A new generation of locusts that officials are describing as “20 times bigger” has emerged.
Adapt and survive.