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Civ­i­liza­tional Collapse

TagLast edit: 6 Mar 2022 16:51 UTC by A_donor

Civilizational Collapse is the process by which a large complex social organization breaks down and becomes incapable of performing its usual functions. It has occurred many times in history in specific regions, and some hypothesize that if it happened now it would dramatically affect almost all humans due to the interconnected nature of the global economy. Possible causes include severe natural or bioengineered pandemics, nuclear war and the following nuclear winter, or fragility and cascading systems failure.

Progress, Stag­na­tion, & Collapse

abramdemski22 Jul 2021 16:51 UTC
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Pre­serv­ing and con­tin­u­ing al­ign­ment re­search through a se­vere global catastrophe

A_donor6 Mar 2022 18:43 UTC
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[Link] The Col­lapse of Com­plex So­cieties

[deleted]31 Dec 2012 12:11 UTC
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[Question] Blog ded­i­cated to re­build­ing tech­nol­ogy from civ col­lapse?

Zahima4 Feb 2022 23:28 UTC
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Im­prov­ing long-run civil­i­sa­tional robustness

RyanCarey10 May 2016 11:15 UTC
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Don’t Con­di­tion on no Catastrophes

Scott Garrabrant21 Feb 2018 21:50 UTC
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Re­cov­ery Man­ual for Civilization

RyanCarey31 Oct 2014 9:36 UTC
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When should you re­lo­cate to miti­gate the risk of dy­ing in a nu­clear war?

adamzerner4 Mar 2022 10:34 UTC
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