A Short History of Progress
Explore the cyclical nature of human progress and demise with Ronald Wright's insightful book. From Neanderthal man to the Roman Empire, A Short History of Progress analyzes the patterns of innovation and disaster that humanity has repeated since the Stone Age. Wright argues that only by understanding and breaking from these patterns can we avoid a new Dark Age. This fascinating rumination on the hubris of human development is a must-read for those concerned with the future of our planet.