Communities that Abide

Finnish Perspective

Amish Buggy

This will be a kind of over view of the book written by Dmitry Orlov. Orlov being the person who has written on the collapse of the Soviet Union and how it compares to the collapse of the United States, at least as an empire. Which most will agree it is in both counts. Having live in the USSR before, during and after the collapse and the US for quite some time, felt he was uniquely able to compare both and has written extensively on the subject.

This particular book deals with a look at communities and cultures that have stood the test of time. That continue to serve their members well, despite what one may think of their beliefs, behaviors and practices. From what I would consider a non-judgemental view. What was or is it about this communities/groups that enable them to survive and continue on. Rather…

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