A Theory of Civilisation
by P Atkinson (13-Sep-18) Copyright© All Rights Reserved

Civilisation is the Blossoming then Shrivelling of human understanding.

A civilisation is the greatest achievement of humanity as it is the most powerful creature on the planet: its understanding, strength and senses are unrestrained by any biological limitation so its potential for achievement is limitless, until it loses its sanity.

Hence, civilisation is the blossoming of human understanding revealed by the use of language, which realises wealth, order, knowledge, security, clear identity and sensible purpose; followed by the shriveling of human understanding, which realises the opposite.

This work is a simple explanation of civilisation, human communities and the nature of understanding, which explains the present condition and grim future of our civilisation; and is the result of the study of the changes overtaking the Australian community circa 2000, see:

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It improves our understanding of ourselves by explaining:

You can test the theory by visiting Toastmasters and judge my claims yourself.

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