“Collapses of even advanced civilizations have occurred many times in the past five thousand years, and they were frequently followed by centuries of population and cultural decline and economic regression.”
The results of their experiments show that some of the very clear trends which exist today– unsustainable resource consumption, and economic stratification that favors the elite– can very easily result in collapse . . .
But here’s the thing– between massive debts, deficits, money printing, war, resource depletion, etc., our modern society seems riddled with these risks . . .
Empires rise and fall. The global monetary system is always changing. The prevailing social contract is always changing. (Read more from “NASA-Funded Study: Over 32 Advanced Civilizations Have Collapsed Before Us, and We’re Next in Line” HERE)