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The Political Ecology of Collapse, Part Two: Weishaupt's Fallacy

Remember the days when systems theory was going to save the world? If you weren't around in the Seventies, no, you probably don't. A cautionary tale about the limited power of good ideas, in the latest post on The Archdruid Report.

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You can only build a pyramid

You can only build a pyramid as high as the base is wide. For the past memorable history, we've been building an inverted pyramid, an inherently unstable economic structure, with Alan Greenspan as the bottom brick. He was the only one in history that could pull off, and only because he was a great juggler.

It was fun while it lasted.