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“The Folly of Empire”

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on 13 October 2013 by delclem

“The last days of empire are carnivals of folly. We are in the midst of our own, plunging forward as our leaders court willful economic and environmental self-destruction. Sumer and Rome went down like this. So did the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires.” >essay & illustration (c) 2013