The Collapse Of Western Civilization

Author: Naomi Oreskes
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537956
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The Great Collapse of 2093. This work is an important title that will change how readers look at the world.

ISBN: 9789740210566
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Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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How You Can Find Happiness During The Collapse Of Western Civilization

Author: Robert J. Ringer
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN: 9780068596066
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Rather than be surprised each time you encounter an obstacle, it's far healthier to
view life as one endless series of problems. If you use that as your starting point
— the given — then it's obvious that to the extent you're able to cope with
problems, you will be ... Identify and analyze the mistakes you've made so you
can avoid making the same ones in the future. Then, instead of complaining
about your bad luck, immediately begin to think of ways to maximize the situation
— i.e., to make ...

Alfred Wegener

Author: Mott T. Greene
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421417138
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In the course of writing this book, Greene traveled to every place that Alfred Wegener lived and worked—to Berlin, rural Brandenburg, Marburg, Hamburg, and Heidelberg in Germany; to Innsbruck and Graz in Austria; and onto the Greenland ...

The Sterling Dollar Franc Tangle Routledge Revivals

Author: Paul Einzig
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113669143X
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Notwithstanding the failureof theConference, the author refuses to share the
gloomy viewsof those who prophesy the collapse of Western civilization. He
firmlybelieves thatthe monetary deadlockwillbe solved, ... While trying to
understand the pointof view of every country,the author rangeshimself definitely
ontheside of those who approvethe American policyof bringing about a
considerable rise in prices by means of inflation.Atthetime of thesuspension of
thegoldstandard in the United ...

Western Civilization Since 1500

Author: Joseph Reese Strayer
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Incorporated
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Some of them, notably the German Oswald Spengler and the Englishman Arnold
Toynbee, by studying the rise and fall of past civilizations, tried to predict the
future of their own civilization. In the past, history had usually been viewed as a
linear process, moving onward and upward toward some faraway goal. These
historians presented a different view, according to which history seemed to
repeat itself. Civilizations, they held, had always risen and fallen in cycles or
curves— from ...

Western Civilization

Author: Robert L. Lembright
Publisher: Dushkin Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780072968774
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^The nineteenth century ended with high hopes for the future of Western
civilization. Popular novelists foresaw air travel, television, visual telephones,
records, and space travel, and even the construction of a new continent in the
Pacific. Technology would liberate those living in this century from most of their
burdens, or so argued the futurists of the time. There were skeptics of course:
Mark Twain punctured the pious hypocrisies of Westerners who presumed that
their Christianity and ...

The Commonweal

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In essence this consisted of a view that history passes through four phases:
theocratic, aristocratic, democratic and chaotic. And that the last phase is ... There
is an almost unspoken assumption that Europe if the Western world and that its
decay, and the collapse of its institutions, means the collapse of Western
civilization. We in the Americas have ... She "converts the past into the future and
displays the female's typical concern with the future of her race." These, with their
children, the ...


Author: Michael Williams
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One is to view it as an extension of Gnosticism, an interpretation of existence
which saw man in the world as fundamentally estranged and bifurcated. A radical
dualism pervades ... To put O'Dea's thesis simply: The collapse of traditional
ways of setting value priorities has left modern man bereft of self- definition. This
is a familiar theme in ... he notes the paradox that Western civilization arose
within a value perspective that stressed withdrawal from the world. "One of the
great ironies of ...