Revolution Or Death: The Great Bifurcation

Civilizational Boom Or Bust

Photo by Georgi Sariev on Unsplash

At the end of the 18th century global population was booming. This led the economist Thomas Malthus to predict a coming disaster, a ‘Malthusian crunch’, in which exponential population growth but linear agricultural growth, would lead to mass starvation, war, and collapse.

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Andre Sevenius Nilsen

Andre Sevenius Nilsen

Scientist by day, aspiring writer by night. Exploring the human condition 24/7. Futurologist in between.