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But suppose it got bad. Suppose it got one notch worse than you can contemplate.

I can actually live with the prospect of a massive die-off, even a massive die-off with ecological collapse. The world didn't end with the European black death of the 14th Century.

What I think I have a serious problem with is a collapse of civilisation to the point where knowledge is lost. Even worse, where science and technology themselves are blamed for the disaster.



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by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jun 6th, 2010 at 11:10:33 AM EST
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