By Jared Diamond. Reading for week of February 15, 2005.
Excerpted chapters from the book "Collapse...How Societies Choose to Fail or Suceed"
Prologue: A Tale of Two Farms
Chapter 14: Why Do Some Societies Make Disastrous Decisions?
Chapter 16: The World as Polder: What Does It All Mean to Us Today?
Published: Thursday, February 10, 2005
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