published in The Atlantic
"Megahistories" are growing in popularity, Authors like Jared Diamond and Yuval Noah Harari have published publicly acclaimed histories that span various disciplines, incorporating techniques and methods from the natural sciences. In this article, Wood interviews Peter Turchin, another author in this sphere that is gaining an audience - whether they agree with him or not. Turchin believes that history is cyclical and uses data to show that we are heading into a dark future.
790 days ago