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Rome: Decline and Fall? Part III: Things

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  1. Gyrfalcon
    From the conclusion:

    From the conclusion:

    The collapse of the Roman Empire in the West is a complex sequence of events and one that often resists easy answers, but it is a useful one to think about, particularly as we now sit atop our own fragile clockwork economic mechanism, suspended not a few feet but many miles above the grinding poverty of pre-industrial life and often with our own arsonists, convinced that the system is durable and stable because they cannot imagine it ever vanishing.

    Until it does.

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