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An Academic’s Grand Unified Theory on Why Things Are Getting Worse

After studying how societies crumble, Peter Turchin has a warning for America’s elite. (Click image for article.)

Image: Mother Jones; Courtesy of Peter Turchin

 

Pessimism is in. Swaths of the global elite are uncertain enough about the future to be fortifying their doomsday bunkers designed to evade both popular uprisings and climate catastrophe. “Billions must die,” a meme that germinated in alt-right, blackpilled internet communities that see mass death and depopulation as inevitable, is shared with only a note of semi-irony. Whether it’s making art about mass extinction events or taking part in ambiently self-destructive behaviors like smoking cigarettes, other expressions of pessimism’s cousin, Nihilism, are in vogue among segments of the cultural vanguard. 

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