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Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse


Mind Map of Global Civilizational Collapse (References)

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Yolles, Maurice I. / Frieden, B. Roy / Kemp, G.  Toward a formal theory of socioculture: a yin-yang information-based theory of social change. Kybernetes, 37, 2008, 7, pp. 850 - 909. [abstract]

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