Toynbees theory of decay
Toynbee argues that the breakdown of civilizations is not caused by loss of control over the environment, over the human environment, or attacks from outside.Rather, societies that develop great expertise in problem solving become incapable of solving new problems by overdeveloping their structures for solving old ones.
The Axial Age: Britannica
the ways that we perceive ourselves and how we relate with our communities and our world overall were shaped just over two millennia ago in the fundamentally transformative, creative, and ingenious stage of human history now called the Axial Age.
Capacity to care
The capacity to care is a crucial resource of energy and emotion. To care obsessively, is to be suicidal, mentally and physically, since it drains you of your precious vitality in your life.
Where Does Religion Come From?
We believe that the roots of our personal faith provide an answer to questions of creation. As Arthur Schopenhauer put it, "Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world."