Industrial Revolutions in the future as well as devolutions
Here’s a glimpse at the effects of Western cultural reconstruction, rather than an explanation of it.
That was in the 1980s. Pray tell, what is being output by the big elite thinkers of Western America these days? A NASA engineer or contractor responsible for helping to put a probe somewhere in space, was seen on tv crying and apologizing to feminazis about his shirt. Sounds like high civ to you? Doesn’t to me.