Category Archives: civilization

The world is sadder and angrier than ever, major study finds

by Rob Picheta of CNN – It’s not just you; the world really is getting more miserable. People worldwide are sadder, angrier and more fearful than ever before, according to a major analysis of global well-being. All three emotions rose … Continue reading

Posted in anger, civilization, sadness

The Deadly Dance of the Eagle and the Dragon, Part 6: Conclusion

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – Reviewing America’s progress in containing the momentum of the Chinese challenge we must conclude that so far it is “too little too late.”  Trump’s America needs to find another … Continue reading

Posted in China, civilization, David Murrin, Donald Trump, leadership, Power, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

The Coffin Business Is Booming in Central America Due to Gang Violence

By Matthew Bremner in Bloomberg Businessweek – In El Salvador, Jucuapa is home to dozens of small factories that churn out what some locals call the “wooden pajamas.” Juan Carlos Pacheco and his brother Carlos Stanley begin, as always, by … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Death, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Day the Dinosaurs Died

By Douglas Preston in the New Yorker Magazine – A young paleontologist may have discovered a record of the most significant event in the history of life on Earth. If, on a certain evening about sixty-­six million years ago, you … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, civilization, Climate, Thought-Provoking Analysis

The Deadly Dance of the Eagle and the Dragon, Part 5: The Chinese strategy

By David Murrin, author of Breaking the Code of History – China’s President Xi is the most effective national leader in the world. He has been able to harness his nation to his vision of a new Chinese global empire. … Continue reading

Posted in China, civilization, Controversial, David Murrin, Donald Trump, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States