Sophisticated societies from time to time collapse utterly, often leaving traces of a civilization that was at a proud peak just before the fall other societies facing. Disaster comes when elites push society toward instability and eventual collapse by hoarding huge quantities of wealth and resources. Abstract the collapse of complex human societies remains poorly understood and current theories fail to model important features of historical examples of.
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