Author Archives: Luke Liberty

How Civilization Falls, Part II: The Parasitic Effect

“Work smart, not hard” is a phrase I have recently come to understand in a greater depth than I have ever in the past. I assumed it to mean when doing manual tasks work the most efficiently to achieve more with less energy. This is of course true but the meaning of this phrase I have found goes much deeper ...

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How Civilization Falls, Part I: Male vs Female

The mind of a man is one of a provider. Evolutionarily speaking, man has needed to provide resources to his family to ensure their well being. Nature provides a constant struggle for survival, as resources are scarce, and competition requires men to out-think their rivals. This competition and scarcity has selected for clever men who are capable of out-competing their ...

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