civilization is an emerald city

"This new world was a vicious, sleek world made of street lights and tight jeans, sharp smiles and fast cars. This was a city, edited. A city, pared
down to its bare minimums, beautiful and abusive." - Maggie Stiefvater

Chinese charater for civilization

Baker Street

The Trouble with Civilization

Rise and fall of city states tied to stormy weather

We've been messing with nature for 6,000 years

"Civilization is a limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities.

Civilization largely consists in hiding human nature.

When the barbarian learns to hide it we account him enlightened."

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Closing Time

Nature of the Cage

My Dinner With Andre


Movement to Dismantle Civilization

Derrick Jensen: Civilization and Enlightenment


Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro

Harappa and Mohenjo Daro were expertly planned cities built with a
grid pattern of wide, straight streets. Thick walls surrounded the cities.

Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro

'Harappa: older than we thought'

The civilization itself was much older than thought — it is at least 8,000 years old.

The Lost Civilization of Mohenjo-daro and Harappa

Observers find proof of ancient 'atomic war'

Desert Glass Formed by Ancient Atomic Bombs?

What phenomenon could be capable of raising the temperature of desert sand to at least 3,300 degrees Fahrenheit, casting it into great sheets of solid yellow-green glass?

Distribution of Fission Products into Tributyl Phosphate

Trace elements in Moroccan phosphate rock

Luminescent Solids (Phosphors)


Phosphorus-32 (32P) is a radioactive isotope of phosphorus.

The high energy of emitted beta particles and the low half-life of phosphorus-32 make it potentially harmful.

What if Mohenjo-daro used Luminescent Solids for lighting?

I wonder what it would take to get a fissible amount?

Rethinking Civilization - Crash Course World History 201

Did a Tsunami Wipe Out a Cradle of Western Civilization?

Teeth from ancient Indus city belonged to 'outsiders'

totaliraianism arrives when the need for the state survival is foremost

No More Lockdown

Information Fixation and Breakaway Civilization

Public-private cooperation for pandemic preparedness and response

"A society that no longer recognizes that nature and

human life have a sacred dimension
, an intrinsic value

beyond monetary value
, commits collective suicide.

Such societies cannibalize themselves until they die."

Christopher Lynn Hedges

"Western civilization arose hampered by a serious deficiency in an area which both can and does play a creative role, and which is supposed to protect societies from various kinds of evil.

Civilization was insufficiently resistant to evil, which originates beyond the easily accessible areas of human consciousness and takes advantage of the enormous gap between formal thought and psychological reality." - Andrew M. Lobaczewski

A civilization is defined as a social culture in an advanced state of material development marked by arts and sciences, extensive record-keeping, including writing, and complex political and social institutions.

For a civilization to function and remain viable the citizens must continually agree that the laws are just.

Citizens of any and all forms of goverment must have the ability to solicit for modification of laws so the law continues to remain just under changing circumstances.

A failure on the part of any faction of citizens to respect law, especially leaders, undermines the very foundations upon which the civilization has been built and results in a collapse of the civilization.

The best preserved ancient written code of law was carved in basalt around 1760 BC in Babylon.

The Code of Hammurabi consisted of 282 laws in total.

The purpose of the Code of Hammurabi was to allow justice to prevail in the land, to prevent the strong from oppressing the weak and to further the welfare of the people.

The earlier Code of Ur-Nammu (21st century BC), the Hittite laws (ca. 1300 BC), and Mosaic Law (ca. ~ 1300 BC under Moshe Rabbenu), all contain statutes that bear a remakable resemblance to the Code of Hammurabi and other law codices from the same geographic area in the Levant.


hierarchy creates a destructive force within the human psyche

Definition of Civilization

6 interlocking interwoven systems of:
law, trade, symbol system, taxation,
governance, caste system of specialized labor

Shoulders of Giants: Lysander Spooner

"Civil government comes about as a result of a social contract."

John Locke

The Collapse of Complex Civilizations

The dying institutions of Western civilization

Can a collapse of global civilization be avoided?

Will the Collapse Begin With Global Corporatist Totalitarianism?

The collapse of any civilization is directly related to multiple
factors but the overriding factor is the inability to adjust to change.


The Inca Road System

Inca Road System - 40,000 Kilometer Long

Bronze Age nomads spread grains along 'Silk Road'

Study confirms ancient Chile settlement is 14,000 years old

11,000-year-old grain shakes up beliefs on beginnings of agriculture

Any Sufficiently Advanced Civilization is Indistinguishable from Nature

Depression is A Disease of Civilization: Hunter-Gatherers Hold the Key to the Cure

The sinister, secret history of a food that everybody loves


The Empathic Civilization

"So often we see ourselves as a lonely cultural pinnacle, superior beyond all comparison.

But if recent excavations at Stonehenge offer anything, they put our era in perspective, reminding us of an unbroken lineage shared across continents and cultures.

We are simply an extension of an ancient age, living now in the next lost civilization." - Craig Childs


Did drop in testosterone make humans more civilized?

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." - Margaret Mead

"The _civilized man_, is he whom experience and sociality have enabled to draw from nature the means of his own happiness, because he has learned to oppose résistance to those impulses he receives from exterior beings, when experience has taught him they would be destructive to his welfare. " - Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach

a citizen is defined as:

a civilian

a civilized man

a native, inhabitant, or denizen of a particular place

a resident of a city or village entitled to enjoy privileges

an individual owing loyalty to and entitled by birth or naturalization to the protection of a state

citizens are required to obey onerous laws - even ill conceived, unjust and brutal laws

What Happened On Easter Island - A New (Even Scarier) Scenario


We live in a time of social, economic and ecological unravelling.

All around us are signs that our whole way of living is already passing into history.

We will face this reality honestly and learn how to live with it.

We reject the faith which holds that the converging crises of our times can be reduced to a set of 'problems' in need of technological or political 'solutions'.

We believe that the roots of these crises lie in the stories we have been telling ourselves.

We intend to challenge the stories which underpin our civilization: the myth of progress, the myth of human centrality, and the myth of our separation from 'nature'.

These myths are more dangerous for the fact that we have forgotten they are myths.

We will reassert the role of storytelling as more than mere entertainment. It is through stories that we weave reality.

Humans are not the point and purpose of existence.

Our art will begin with the attempt to step outside the human perspective.

By careful attention, we will reengage with Gaia.

We will celebrate writing and art grounded in a sense of place and of time.

Our literature has been dominated for too long by those who inhabit the cosmopolitan citadels.

We will not lose ourselves in the elaboration of theories or ideologies.

Our words will be elemental.

We write with dirt under our fingernails.

The end of the world as we know it is not the end of the world full stop.

Together, we will find the hope beyond hope, the paths which lead to the unknown world ahead of us.

advanced civilization

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