We’re not built for static utopias? Each major civilization is the realization of _somebody’s_ Utopia. Byzantine Empire, Rome pt 2, had about 900 yrs of “Status Quo” – long periods of relative stability. Ottoman Empire had relatively long stretches of stability. [they also followed the “Status Quo” concept as they saw themselves as inheritors of Rome]. Each civilization of China tries. The USA is somebody’s dream from the 18th century realized, etc.

We’re not built for static utopias? Each major civilization is the realization of _somebody’s_ Utopia.

Byzantine Empire, Rome pt 2, had about 900 yrs of “Status Quo” – long periods of relative stability. Ottoman Empire had relatively long stretches of stability. [they also followed the “Status Quo” concept as they saw themselves as inheritors of Rome]. Each civilization of China tries. The USA is somebody’s dream from the 18th century realized, etc.

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But they were built upon a socialist foundation. That provides a strong stable base first.

 

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