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According to Luke Kemp, Scholar of Catastrophic Risk with Cambridge University, collapse of civilization can be defined as a rapid and enduring loss of population, identity and socio-economic complexity. Public services crumble and disorder ensues as the government loses control of its monopoly on violence. In history, virtually all civilizations have suffered such a fate regardless of their size, technology or complexity. Some societies such as India, China and Egypt were able to rise from the ashes of collapse albeit drastically reduced in sophistication. Others such as the Roman Empire, the Mayans and Easter Island were outright destroyed. As you can see in the graphic above analyzed and compiled by Luke Kemp, the average lifespan of a civilization from boom to bust is around 340 years.

"The Doomer's Café"

https://www.thedoomerscafe.com/post/collapse-of-global-civilization-a-dying-superorganism-part-1

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