The Great Crumbling | DataDrivenInvestor

Our civilization is crumbling, but our response is indifference. We pretend nothing has changed and life can go on as it has been. We anesthetize ourselves with pleasures and material trivialities. We lose ourselves in our addictions to smart phones and other lollypop devices.

We live at the precipice, at the edge of the abyss. It is slowly crumbling, but we go on with our lives…

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Jerry M Lawson, "De omnibus dubitandum"

Jerry M Lawson, "De omnibus dubitandum"

Writer and artist. Published over 150 essays, stories, and articles in 20+ publications and recognized as a Top Writer in History, Science, and Space.

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