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NSP015 - Stories That Sustain The Empire

Western civilisation exhibits many characteristics of your average, garden variety evil empire. But how did we get here? And what stories keep us complicit in a system that we would probably find abhorrent if we truly faced its underlying reality? Is it all a big inter-generational conspiracy or something more systemic? Perhaps plain old human nature? Let’s muddle our way through some unqualified and ill-conceived thoughts on the topic, shall we? God Bless America – Frank’s Rant: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJaLrINeZPc Parallels between Rome and the US: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCvyg679bsg Russel Brand and Yuval Noah Harari on Power: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ta4U8G03q98 Johan Galtung on the end of the US Empire: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfcoNlhxRow Richard Wolff on the coming collapse of the US Economic System: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60FrsWm9OAc 7 Stages of an Empire in Decline: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7Gc1bv-Mj4

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4 Nov 2018

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