When we talk about complexity, resources and economic decline, it seems we’ve learned nothing from history.
In his talk in Barcelona, [Joseph] Tainter gave the example of the Roman Empire during the 3rd century A.D. At that time the empire faced a serious military crisis: invasions of foreign peoples and internal civil wars. The crisis . . . → Read More: Boreal Citizen: Bagel on a string: Collapse and the case for simplicity