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Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure

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Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure
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Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
ISBN/ASIN: B003B66BLW
Number of pages: 305

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As a philosopher Carpenter is particularly known for his publication of Civilisation, Its Cause and Cure in which he proposes that civilisation is a form of disease that human societies pass through. Civilisations, he says, rarely last more than a thousand years before collapsing, and no society has ever passed through civilisation successfully. His 'cure' is a closer association with the land and greater development of our inner nature.

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