Category Archives: Social Disorder

A book review of “Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America“ by David J. Silverman

[ This is a book review of “Thundersticks: Firearms and the Violent Transformation of Native America“ by David J. Silverman 2016. I found this book hard to put down.  It should be read because it tells the role guns played … Continue reading

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Book review of “Spiral: Trapped in the forever war”

[ I understand why anyone who might be believed about the energy crisis keeps their mouth shut about peak oil, it would be like shouting “fire” in a crowded theater and could bring down stock markets world-wide.  Why?  Because there … Continue reading

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Venezuela collapse: looting on the rise, running out of food, electricity

[ Venezuela is experiencing a double whammy of drought and low oil prices, which has lead to blackouts and inability to import food.  At this point the newspapers are saying that Venezuela has collapsed. 2016-11-1 Venezuela is telling hungry city … Continue reading

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Ashvin Pandurangi on social disorder and the military

The Debt-Dollar Discipline: Part III – Future Reorganization Dec 13, 2010. Ashvin Pandurangi [giant snips and rearrangement of material] Machines of societal oppression, whether they are equipment or computerized devices, cannot continue to function at their current rates of activity … Continue reading

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Society is fragile and vulnerable compared to 1930s, more prone to collapse

Oct 27, 2008. James Wesley, Rawles. The Depression of the 1930s–Why No Societal Collapse? survivalblog.com There are some substantial differences between our society in the early 21st Century, and America in the 1930s. With these differences, our society is now much … Continue reading

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Book review of Turchin’s “Secular Cycles” and “War & Peace & War”

[ This is a book review of both “Secular Cycles” and “War & Peace & War”.  I recommend reading “War & Peace & War” first, then the more difficult “Secular Cycles”. Turchin has found patterns in the rise and fall … Continue reading

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